The problem of Siegman - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Abecassis
    • 23.11.09 | 15:44 (IST)

    You know. psychologists (borrowing from Martin Hiderberg)claim that a personality is as atavistic as any pathology, so its the ID stupid. Mr Siegman is searching his own identity and in the process, discovers a multitude loyalties. But, before that, his allegiance as a intellectual of the 1950s anti-clonialism induces him to fight his own demons but not in very concrete colonial lands, but the one where his is uncomfortable with: Judaism. Thus, writing in the a Jewish-Israeli Newspaper, he can finally defeat his demons, and in the process find his own identity.

    from the article: Response / Henry Siegman on Burston and 'Israel's pathology'
    First published 15:19 09.11.09 | Last updated 19:56 15.11.09
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