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When I was a young man, my mother said to me, Quote by Norman Finkelstein When I was a young man, my mother said to me, 'You can't be a communist without being a militant atheist.' So I had to be a militant atheist because I wanted to be a communist.
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There is no way a non-Jew could say what I did in Quote by Norman Finkelstein There is no way a non-Jew could say what I did in 'The Holocaust Industry' without being labelled a Holocaust denier. I am labelled a Holocaust denier, too.
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People have the right to defend their country Quote by Norman Finkelstein People have the right to defend their country from foreign occupiers, and people have the right to defend their country from invaders who are destroying their country.
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People are motivated by the desires for Quote by Norman Finkelstein People are motivated by the desires for privilege, for power, for profit. Those are not shocking revelations. Anyone who's had any experience in life knows these things.
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My parents often wondered why I would grow so Quote by Norman Finkelstein My parents often wondered why I would grow so indignant at the falsification and exploitation of the Nazi genocide. The most obvious answer is that it has been used to justify criminal policies of the Israeli state and U.S. support for these policies.
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I would not have stayed at a university if it Quote by Norman Finkelstein I would not have stayed at a university if it told me upfront that a condition for me getting tenure. my views have to be filtered through Catholic values. I would consider it a betrayal of my parents' legacy.
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I earn - I'm not - I don't want to claim I'm a Quote by Norman Finkelstein I earn - I'm not - I don't want to claim I'm a scholar of great stature, but I have made a certain reputation for myself, I've published several books, I've never been able to get a permanent teaching job.
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I don't feel particularly attached to Israel - Quote by Norman Finkelstein I don't feel particularly attached to Israel - 'nationalism,' as Noam Chomsky said, 'is not my cup of tea' - but I feel no particular need to demonize it.
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Both my father and mother were survivors of the Quote by Norman Finkelstein Both my father and mother were survivors of the Warsaw Ghetto and the Nazi concentration camps. Apart from my parents, every family member on both sides was exterminated by the Nazis.
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You know, frankly speaking, money just doesn't Quote by Norman Finkelstein You know, frankly speaking, money just doesn't figure largely in my world view.
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The Holocaust only emerged in American life after Quote by Norman Finkelstein The Holocaust only emerged in American life after Israel's victory in the 1967 Six Day war against its Arab neighbours.
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International law says people fighting for Quote by Norman Finkelstein International law says people fighting for self-determination can use force in order to achieve their independence.
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Indeed, the field of Holocaust studies is replete Quote by Norman Finkelstein Indeed, the field of Holocaust studies is replete with nonsense if not sheer fraud.
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I'm politically on the left, no question about Quote by Norman Finkelstein I'm politically on the left, no question about it. I oppose sweatshops, I oppose exploitation of labour in the third world.
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Every victory of Hezbollah, I celebrate.Quote by Norman Finkelstein Every victory of Hezbollah, I celebrate.
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Everybody wants peace. That's a truism. There is Quote by Norman Finkelstein Everybody wants peace. That's a truism. There is no point in accomplishing through war what you can accomplish through peace.
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The whole purpose of annual reviews is to keep Quote by Norman Finkelstein The whole purpose of annual reviews is to keep you abreast of whether or not you are fulfilling the requirements of tenure.
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The Zionists indeed learnt well from the Nazis. Quote by Norman Finkelstein The Zionists indeed learnt well from the Nazis. So well that it seems that their morally repugnant treatment of the Palestinians, and their attempts to destroy Palestinian society within Israel and the occupied territories, reveals them as basically Nazis with beards and black hats.
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