Chomsky takes down Hitchens

Noam A noamish at
Mon Oct 1 13:37:19 PDT 2001

in the response to Hitchens, yes. Not in the initial essay.

-----Original Message----- From: owner-lbo-talk at [mailto:owner-lbo-talk at]On Behalf Of kelley Sent: Sunday, September 30, 2001 8:53 PM To: lbo-talk at; lbo-talk at Subject: RE: Chomsky takes down Hitchens

At 08:41 PM 9/30/01 -0700, Noam A wrote:
>he mentioned it, but he didn't focus on it. This is part of the problem,
>specifically of saying one group of things that technically mean one thing,
>but lead the reader to believe another.

excuse me? he spent a considerable number of words pointing out how many lives were lost precisely because of the failure to compensate. if we had compensated them, then all those people wouldn't have died frpm treatable diseases.


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