I'm on the cypherpunks list, I've asked the other guy what evidence he's aware of, I've expressed a preference for info that can be linked to.
At 06:22 PM 02/10/00 -0700, Lisa & Ian Murray wrote:
>Where's the evidence that he misquotes more often than any other researcher
>[let alone deliberately]. Has someone compiled a compendium of his misdeeds?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-lbo-talk at lists.panix.com
>> [mailto:owner-lbo-talk at lists.panix.com]On Behalf Of kelley
>> Sent: Monday, October 02, 2000 5:57 PM
>> To: lbo-talk at lists.panix.com
>> Subject: Re: Niiice kitty....
>> this was posted on the cypherpunks list. the respondent maintains that
>> chomsky is well-known for misquoting or twisting quotes/sources. never
>> heard that come up here in all our discussions... comments? cypherpunks
>> is archived if you want more info.
>> > I've been reading Noam Chomsky's book on Kosovo and came across this
>> > quote from a Cabinet note written by Churchill in January 1914
>> > explaining the need for increased military expenditure (taken in
>> > turn from Clive Ponting's Churchill, 1994, P 132):
>> > "We are not a young people with an innocent record and a scanty
>> > inheritance. We have engrossed to ourselves an altogether
>> > disproportionate share of the wealth and traffic of the world. We
>> > have got all we want in territory, and our claim to be left in the
>> > unmolested enjoyment of vast and splendid possessions, mainly
>> > acquired by violence, largely maintained by force, often seems less
>> > reasonable to others than to us."
>> Chomsky is hardly a reliable source. He routinely fabricates or falsifies
>> quotes. I suggest you check his alleged sources.
>> Chances are you will be unable to find his alleged source. In
>> the unlikely
>> event that you are able to find it, it will not say quite what Chomsky
>> claims it said.