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Old 12-04-2010, 09:44 PM
chrisn chrisn is offline
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Default Re: An Advertisement for Openness (Glenn Greenwald & Matt Welch)

Well, if he isn't a standard lefty (I love how you put it: we should just gradually move away from property rights...that approach has worked so well) then I think exploring anarchism through philosophical idealism could be worthwhile, but ultimately questionable. I brought it up in light of Assange. So far, a reasonable and well-thought conservatism is enough bulwark against the Chomskyites.

And Chomsky is cagy about his political philsoophy, because instead of making his own, he almost pathologically criticizes U.S. foreign policy from his own position. Thanks for the linguistic theory, Noam.
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