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Anti Chomsky Reader Paperback – Sep 1 2004
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About the Author
Peter Collier has written well-regarded biographies of the Rockefellers, the Kennedys and the Fords. David Horowitz is the author of Radical Son, The Politics of Bad Faith, Left Illusions, and other books. He is the President of the Center for the Study of Popular Culture in Los Angeles, California.
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As for the claims that Chomsky is a holocaust denier, they are totally and purposefully false. In fact, he is on record as saying that to even entertain the notion is to lose one's humanity. What he does support is the right to freedom of speech. Like most intellectuals (and civilized people in general), Chomsky supports an individual's right to voice his or her opinions. He has never supported the position that the holocaust never happened, but rather supports the rights of people to voice that claim. The difference between the two is critically important. In fact, when questioned about what he personally thinks of holocaust deniers, he always gives the same answer, "They're despicable."
This book is both fascinating and insightful. Required reading!!!
Chomsky's books tend to innundate with facts so much so that reading them becomes an invitation to migrane; almost every paragraph is footnoted. This book allows for a quicker read by offering careful interpretation by well respected intellectuals.
Chomsky makes outrageous claims in his books, just a few examples from Failed States:
o calls the US a failed state, a terrorist state even,
o claims that the US is a fruit genocide,
o says that every single US president could be indicted as a war criminal
The above is a prime example of Freedom Of Speech in action. In any other country Chomsky would have been locked up and possibly killed but in America he is unhindered in his criticism of the very cradle of democracy.
Now, if there were an Academic Bill of Rights enacted university students would be safer from such undesierable fruits of the freedom of speech as Mr. Chomsky's writings.
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I've always been looking at this book with a burning desire to get it. When I finally got it and commenced my reading, I was smitten. Read morePublished on Dec 20 2005
I am writing to say i am ashamed of the negative reviews posted by my fellow Canadians that critizise Noam Chomsky. Read morePublished on June 23 2005
Please tell me how a Jewish man can be an anti-Semite. Chomsky loves his country; he just doesn't like what it is doing in the world. And neither do I. Read morePublished on April 25 2005
I remember Chomsky's words during the Cambodian Tragedy, and his denials.This book presents his hateful writings to a new generation. Read morePublished on April 18 2005 by Stephen Reeves