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Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Exorcising Plato's Ghost

Dignity of Difference: How to Avoid the Clash of Civilizations
Jonathan Sacks, Bloomsbury, 2003, page 60

Judaism has historically been a living alternative to empires, because imperialism and its latter-day successors, totalitarianism and fundamentalism, are attempts to impose a single regime on a plural world, to reduce men to Man, cultures to a single culture, to eliminate diversity in the name of a single sociopolitical order.

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