Justin E.H. Smith: "Anti-Zionism seems to me as pointless as anti-Bonapartism, or opposition to the Agricultural Revolution."
He's now the judge of an essay competition at 3 Quarks Daily. The essay quoted above made him a finalist in another category in 2009.
How should we understand our relation to each other, to language and the world?
Zionism is the anthropogenic global warming of American liberalism, the only difference being there's always a very small chance, given the nature of empiricism, that the predictions are wrong. That Zionism is bigotry on the other hand, is simple logic.
Soon after this post, D2 took his own blog private. Read him here to understand why. Arrogant people make stupid mistakes. They're the last to see, if they ever do, that they were operating on faith.
There's a push to bring pole dancing into the olympics. It may not make it in 2016 but it's only a matter of time.
People who like math want to think language is math. But language is culture and culture is change.