Part 1 Part 2 Self-Deception in Jewish Historiography (continued). As Wistrich turns his attention to the early medieval period, further examples of self-deception become evident. Language euphemisms and lies of omission remain prevalent. For example, Wistrich describes as “humiliating” the canonical restriction on Jews entering Churches without asking himself whether any Jew would in fact […]
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Part 1: Introduction. Part 2: Self-Deception in Jewish Historiography In the introduction to this essay it was argued that Jewish historiography plays host to a number of key features of self-deception, particularly errors in perceptual causation brought about by neglect of contexts or ‘systems,’ self-interest in the attribution of blame, lies of omission, and exaggerated […]
‘Reality denied comes back to haunt.’ Philip K. Dick, Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said Introduction A persistent theme at TOO, and in the works of anyone objectively dealing with Jewish historiography, culture and politics, is that of self-deception. A couple of hours spent reviewing the TOO archive reveals more than thirty articles which deal […]
“People are really rather afraid that this country might be swamped by people of a different culture. The British character has done so much for democracy, for law, and done so much throughout the world that if there is any fear that it might be swamped, then people are going to be rather hostile to […]
Nationalists, Jews and the Ukrainian Crisis: Some Historical Perspective by Andrew Joyce Nacionalismus je touha po svobodě (ne kolaborace s Židy s cílem získat režimní posty) Autor: Andrew Joyce V minulých dnech a týdnech se objevila řada komentářů zabývajících se údajnými fašistickými či antisemitskými sklony ukrajinských nacionalistů zapojených do revolučních událostí. Nejnověji je Vladimir Putin […]
Recent days have seen several comments touching on the allegedly fascist or anti-Semitic leanings of Ukrainian nationalists involved in the revolution. Most recently, Vladimir Putin has stated that the revolutionaries are a band of “fascists” and “reactionary anti-Semitic forces” that have gone “on a rampage.” Commentators remain divided on whether Putin truly believes Ukraine to […]
I often take great pleasure from looking into the past and finding, among persons and works of great genius, ideas that we very closely share. Recently I’ve been looking into the life and work of Karl Pearson (1857–1936), a man commonly considered to be one of the founders of modern statistical science. Born in London, […]