Re: Jews vs. Extropians (Was: New X-humanist forums)

From: J. Goard (
Date: Sat Jun 24 2000 - 02:59:59 MDT

At 12:40 AM 6/24/00 PDT, Zero Powers wrote:

>Actually Mike is right on this count. It *is* all the fault of the Jews. I
>read it somewhere...oh yeah, this book called Mein Kampf ;)

What a perfect Catch-22! A bunch of Jews can call you anti-semitic, and if
you say "Hey, a bunch of Jews are wrongly calling me anti-semitic," you're
thereby anti-semitic.

IMHO, classifying people by something they're opposed to, is pretty bad
reasoning. There are many ways to dislike Jewish religion or culture, and
to imply that they're all evil is either flippant or pretty damn arrogant.
We might just as well talk about anti-Arabs, a "concept" which would
associate neo-Nazis with a lot of Jews.

Ellis Wyatt
"A school boy may be defined as one who can tell you
what he knows in the order in which he learned it.
The artist must value himself as he snatches a thing
from some previous order in time and space into a new
order with not so much as a ligature clinging to it
of the old place where it was organic."
        --Robert Frost, "The Figure a Poem Makes"

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