Thursday, March 14, 2013

From the Stray Thought Bin – 'The Jew'

'The Jew' remains the all-purpose Other. 

2 comments:

Richard Branson said...

"To the memory of those who were closest among the six million assassinated by the National Socialists, and of the millions and millions of all confession and all nations, victim of the same hatred of the other man, the same anti-semitism."
-Emmanuel Levinas, his dedication inside Otherwise than Being

AND

"In being made aware, through his very difference from the Jew, of the humanity they have in common, the rooted Gentile is overcome by a feeling of something antithetical and alien."

Adorno and Horkheimer, Dialectic of Enlightenment

Colin J Campbell said...

Just to clarify, the previous post was not by famous businessman Richard Branson, but by 'me', Colin J Campbell. How the internet turns old abandoned jokes into a hurricane of label-confusion! Or maybe just new jokes...