Lots of intelligent people get sucked into wrong positions
with the best will in the world.
Remember the Dred Scott (sp?) case?
Remember the internment of the Japanese in WWII
(a sin also committed in Canada I am ashamed to say)?
(Not to speak of Guantanamo Bay -- don't know if there's
any good will in that, though.).
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, February 16, 2007 9:26 AM
Subject: Re: Eliot and Anti-Semitism from the London Review of Books
> Tom Colket wrote:
> > Maybe. But it would be helpful to at least consider what "Burbank" is
> > before making statements like this.
> > Maybe the poem deals with the ending of the Roman Empire and the coming
> > Christianity, rather than being about a Jew hatefully about to enjoy a
> > Christian woman.
> > Just for your consideration . . .
> If this is s, then we can only assume that Eliot is something of a
> retard, to be so incapable of realizing the resonances of his chosen
> Choose: either the poem is a bad poem _or_ an anti-semitic poem. Do you
> really think Eliot could be this obtuse?
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