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To previous commenters- I am afraid that capitalism is a little more complex than somebody selling something, and attacking Hedges's sale of books rather than critiquing his worldview or theses amounts to a cheap and ill thought-out ad-hominem attack. This article is weak and as another commented, Bob doesn't dispute any of Hedges's critique, just that it comes across as something that poor Bob can't believe! While I admire a local reporter, an unknown name, trying to tackle an intellectual giant, simply not being able to wrap your mind around analysis is not really a point of criticism for any but oneself. Sounds similar to Fagan's rejection of climate change. Zzzzzzzzz
"The Arab world has only one goal that they have stated clearly time and time again, "DEATH TO ISRAEL". Your myopic vision and collective rants plays right into the Arab attempts at destroying the only true democracy in the middle East." -rafairfax. To read this type of anti-Arab racism is painful. Thank goodness that this type of hate speech is becoming less common as staunch Zionists fade into antiquity, slowly aging out of prominence as more tolerant, informed and intelligent views come to focus. Great article, Taylor.
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