How Does a Philosopher Resemble a Jew?

July 30 2013

Whether due to public scorn or intense self-awareness, professional philosophers are catching up with Jews in the propensity for self-deprecation.

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More about: Jewish humor, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophy, Sigmund Freud

Mike Pompeo Rejects One of the Myths of the Palestinian Refugees

Jan. 19 2021

Since the beginning of the year, the outgoing secretary of state has been using his Twitter account to tout his department’s various accomplishments during his tenure. Among these, notes Jimmy Quinn, lay an important statement explaining the 2018 decision to cease funding the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA): “it’s estimated [that less than] 200,000 Arabs displaced in 1948 are still alive and most others are not refugees.” Quinn explains:

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More about: Mike Pompeo, Palestinian refugees, U.S. Foreign policy, UNRWA