Chomsky takes down Hitchens

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at
Sat Oct 6 02:59:55 PDT 2001

>>As for positive Western values, tolerance of various religions is one I
>>think bin Laden (who was declared a jihad against the Christian and Jewish
>>world) probably lacks a great affection of.
>>-- Luke
>Yes, the theme of Western tolerance of various religions really lit
>up the sky when Bush described his anti-terrorism campaign as a
>"crusade." I will say one good thing that may come out of this mess
>is Americans' rethinking their reflexive attitude that the world can
>never have too much religion. IMO, perhaps the most precious
>freedom is freedom from religion.

Despite the National Day of Prayer & all that?


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