The nineteen martyrs of 9/11 were never charged let alone convicted of a crime. This is because - so as not to squander precious prosecutorial resources - we tend not to indict dead people. But now let’s suppose the Truthers are right. Since these nineteen young men didn’t do it, they’re probably not dead. Or … Continue reading WHAT’S WRONG WITH THOSE TRUTHERS?
I made a stab at this in my blog in an earlier post entitled “Holocaust Denial and Anti-Semitism”. Since that post, an internal investigation of an internal complaint against Tony Hall has exonerated him, and the Administration’s complaint against him to the Alberta Human Rights Commission has been rejected, both pretty much on the same … Continue reading THE TONY HALL CASE REVISITED
Down the hall and around two corners, I have a colleague named Tony Hall. I say ‘colleague’, but only in the sense that we’re both tenured professors at the same university. I teach in the Philosophy Department; he’s a one-man show in a program he calls Globilization Studies. Tony’s an affable enough fellow, but he’s … Continue reading HOLOCAUST DENIAL AND ANTI-SEMITISM