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Re: Chomsky (Thread from Hell)
In article <[email protected]>,
<[email protected]> wrote:
> But who pays attention to what Chomsky thinks (say, by
>comparison to others similarly inclined).
> He isn't the only one who ever has, or ever will, advocate
>such things. He's not on the board of directors of the NII, is
>he; or how does he exert influence?
> So is it Chomsky, or his fans who are the problem? And how do
>they succeed in making themselves influential?
> This type of person is interchangeable: they could follow
>someone (like Chomsky) today or someone else tomorrow.
> It looks as though you are simply fighting the ideas which
>many people have always found to their advantage to believe,
>but I can't see where Chomsky is the only & most important
>reason why they are willing to think as they do. So - those
>are my comments on Chomsky, about which I will write no more,
>as he doesn't sound interesting at all to pursue.
Amazing. Truly amazing.
You could try actually reading what the man's written before dismissing
him on one person's inflamatory rhetoric. I assure you, what he has to
say is quite interesting, whether you agree with it or not (I don't
always): it's just not worth arguing with someone who claims to know
what Chomsky believes better than Chomsky does.
L. Todd Masco | "A man would simply have to be as mad as a hatter, to try and
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