Is corporal punishment the cure for liberalism?
Richard W. writes:
Subject: Appreciation and Gratitude is due your camp councilors.LA replies:
That’s amusing, and I’ll post it. But in that incident in summer camp, leftism wasn’t the issue. In the conversation with a fellow camper, I gave Marx as an example, along with Freud and Einstein, of prominent Jewish figures. The issue was Jewish contributions to society. I was punished for engaging in ethnic comparisons and saying the Jews had made the greatest contributions to society of any group, not for praising Marx.LA continues:
However, now perhaps it will be concluded that the reason I became a Christian believer later in life and then a baptized Christian was that I was physically punished as a child for standing up for the Jews! However, that argument would fall down, because I still stand up for the Jews—with certain parties accusing me of doing so to egregious excess. Hmm, it looks as though corporal punishment is not all it’s cracked up to be…
Posted by Lawrence Auster at October 03, 2010 11:57 AM | Send