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"I don't think one should put forward an un-backed up belief about someone
when it is of this nature."

I agree. And that also goes for Louis' consistent misrepresentations of the
views of others on this list about the Israeli attacks on Gaza.

MB



On Sat, Jan 3, 2009 at 10:37 PM, Michael H Goldhaber <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> I think Carrol went way overboard here. Louis specifically denounced
> anti-Semitic attitudes quite recently in his remarks on Cynthia MckKinney. I
> don't think one should put forward an un-backed up belief about someone when
> it is of this nature.
>
> Best,
> Michael
>
>
> On Jan 3, 2009, at 1:12 PM, Louis R Godena wrote:
>
>  Associate professor Cox;
>>
>> I, too, have ignored your posts for many years, but, if you are going to
>> call me an anti-semite on a public list, I would suggest you have some
>> pretty strong evidence to back it up.
>>
>> Louis G
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: <[log in to unmask]>
>> Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2009 3:35 PM
>> Subject: Re: "Why Self-Discipline Is Overrated"by Alfie
>> Kohn(moderatingad-hominem attacks)
>>
>>
>>  Carrol Cox wrote: [clip]
>>>
>>> Possible qualifier. I have not been reading LG's posts, and if he has
>>> (as I believe he has in the past) mixed anti-Zionist arguments with
>>> anti-semitic attitudes, then of course my agreement does NOT extend to
>>> that. Anti-semitism aids rather than opposes Zionism, since the whole of
>>> the Zionist's political stsrategy rests on equating anti-Zionism with
>>> anti-semitism.
>>>
>>> Carrol
>>>
>>
>>


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