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Old 12-05-2010, 10:18 PM
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Default Re: An Advertisement for Openness (Glenn Greenwald & Matt Welch)

Originally Posted by operative View Post
Well, for Rousseau being a groundwork for authoritarianism...
Ok, sorry I was unclear. I agreed that Rousseau was used as a groundwork for authoritarianism.

Originally Posted by operative View Post
That statement is basically Rousseau saying what Chomsky has refused to say, but that which is the inevitable product of his philosophy.
Ok, this is just unhelpful. Chomsky has published, spoken, been interviewed, etc. for nearly 50 years, and the verbiage is overwhelming, yet he has refused this thing that you are asserting is his secretly held belief? Can you even find a place where Chomsky refers to Rousseau charitably?
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