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    • joe
    • 20.01.13 | 11:29 (IST)

    your statement 'After subtracting for a relatively small number of academics who may have disagreed with the petition, it is only possible to assume the rest didn't sign the petition because they were scared.' shows that you know nothing about democracy. the right not to sign any petition is just as basic as the 'the right to be elected'. you don't have to be scared in order not to sign any petition, even those with which you basically agree. in my life, i was offered to sign hundreds of letters and i signed only a handful.

    from the article: Toppling Israel's ivory tower
    First published 04:46 20.01.13 | Last updated 04:46 20.01.13
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