"imposing orthodoxy" - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Cipora Julianna Kohn
    • 17.08.10 | 09:39 (IDT)

    it is rather obvious that ben gurion's political science department is itself "imposing orthodoxy." one presume that you would not support academics engaging in teaching and professing fascism. the fatal flaw of the far left is precisely its belief that it can impose its ideology on others. such a belief system is particularly dangerous in a country that is under constant threat from enemies on all sides. advocating for a boycott of one's own country and one's own university is beyond the scope of what is normally understood as "academic freedom." nor has such advocacy anything to do with "arriving at truth."

    from the article: Im Tirtzu threatens boycott of Israeli university over 'anti-Zionist' bias
    First published 02:15 17.08.10 | Last updated 02:15 17.08.10
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