Gilad Atzmon

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Protest at the Vortex -the artistic/humanist take

 History as I understand it, is the attempt to narrate the past as we move along. When the past is persistently revisited and revised, then history becomes a meaningful pursuit. Restrictions placed on the investigation and discussion of certain past events reduce such events into dogma, a religion. I, for my part, have often declared that if the holocaust is the new Western religion, all I ask is to enjoy the right to be agnostic. 

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Jewish Boomerang

Recent Local elections in Britain proves that the Brits are strong people, not easily deterred by political terrorism.  Despite the relentless campaign against the Labour Party and the vicious slander of Corbyn and his supporters, the Party didn’t lose power. In fact, Labour saw its best London results since 1971. A BBC statistical exercise that applied the local election results to a possible parliamentary election predicted that the Conservatives would  lose 38 seats while Labour would gain 21!

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Zionism Was Hijacked by Judaism 

Gilad Atzmon on Rosie Charalambous' Cyprus Digest.

We spoke about Palestine, the Right of Return,  Israel, Judaism, Jewishness and Zionism. I explained why Jewish solidarity is a problematic concept  and why Early Zionism was a promising development.-- it  vowed to make Jerusalem into the new Athens. Zionism obviously failed. It was hijacked, initially by Jewishness and later by Judaism.  

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