The Mystery of Terrorism, Revealed

. Cross posted at The Times of Israel. When I wrote the other day about our dumbness before the phenomenon of terrorism – so often the wanton and random killing in large numbers of those who must by any non-self-justifying reason be considered innocents – I was invoking the mystery of the moral self that can rise […]

We Have A Dream: Global Summit Against Discrimination and Persecution

. I will be attending today in New York City the NGO Global Summit Against Discrimination and Persecution. Coinciding with the opening of the 66th U.N. General Assembly, the summit is both a challenge to the U.N. and an alternative, a  counter, to the simultaneous third iteration of the 2001 misnomered, antisemitic and demopthatic Durban World Conference against […]

The Moral Pathology of the UN Human Rights Council

There may be statements of this demopathy that will equal it, but no statement will ever be more essential or better and more illustratively timed. It is, of course, a pathology that afflicts many beyond the bad offices of the UNHRC. Hillel Neuer at the UN (H/T CiFWatch): Mr. President, History will record that the […]

The Legal and Intellectual Fraud of the Goldstone Report

As I argued earlier, the Goldstone Report will be a turning point in the manner of U.N. Resolution 3379, which in 1975 declared Zionism to be a form of racism, and which was repealed sixteen years later. It will reveal, as it continues to be analyzed, the demopathy* of the primary political forces behind it, […]