Category Archives: Wokeness

Is the US Choking on Ideological Miasma?

What is happening to my former home? You Americans don’t notice it, because you are the frogs being boiled (yes, I know that this is not really true about frogs). But you can see it from a distance. The temperature … Continue reading

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Wokeism, Jew-hatred, and Misoziony

You hear about it, but you don’t really believe it. What is happening in American universities to Jewish students, and particularly those who support Israel even to a small degree, is appalling, and it hasn’t diminished as courses have moved … Continue reading

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Taking the Knee

Here we see Mr. Biden kneeling. The photo was taken on 1 June 2020 at the Bethel AME Church in Wilmington, Delaware, about a week after the death of George Floyd focused attention on the treatment of black Americans by … Continue reading

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What American Jews Can Learn from AOC

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may not be the sharpest thorn in the bush, but she has taught an important lesson for American Jews. Whether they learned it is doubtful. The congresswoman, who once admitted that she was “not an expert on the … Continue reading

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For Postmodernism, Identity Overrides Reason

Many years ago, during the modern era (as opposed to the “postmodern” one we live in today), I had a job that included teaching elementary logic. Probably the most important topic was one about informal fallacies, those evilly persuasive tricks … Continue reading

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