Wednesday, May 11, 2011

X-Post: Donald Douglas - Reading Comprehension - 05/10/2011 Edition

Because sometimes, the urge to attack the individuals and groups one disagrees with and to portray them as eternally and unfailingly "eeeeevil" overwhelms the ability to pay enough attention to understand what the words and phrases mean, and actually get the story right.

May 10, 2011 at 2:05 pm

Robert Farley said:
"That said, I think that Chomsky probably offers a bit more than most political scientists who study international relations are willing to concede; he writes about subjects that hover at the edge of the discipline, but that are quite important and that don’t receive enough attention."
...and Professor Donald Kent Douglas replies:
"I’m not surprised Rob “Che” Farley finds that Chomsky’s work is 'quite important' and doesn’t 'receive enough attention.'"


“We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.” - Anais Nin

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