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Response to Bonobo (Original post)

Sun Feb 5, 2012, 11:01 PM

9. At what point does the failure to make one's case to the people

mean either that a) you don't really have a case, or b) that you're really fucking terrible at argumentation. Chomsky's been making this case for forty some-odd years. It is an utter rhetorical loser. So, who's to blame? The dumb people, duped at every turn? Or Chomsky and his followers, so incapable of making their case that it falls flat for most people all the time?

It's an odd thing to believe in democracy and the rule of the people but constantly have to call them dumbfucks for not agreeing with you, isn't it?

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