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I Read Chomsky

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    First Readings of Noam... Apoclypse Now For Me. - I own more books by Chomsky than any other author (about 12) and yet I stopped looking at them about 4 years ago. About 2 year...
    cipherable cipherable 26-30, M 1 Response May 1, 2008

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    The Most Amazing Mind At Work, 24-7 - I read Chomksy. I have over 20 books by him and I've read them all. I have listed to hundreds of hours of Chomsky lecturing, being...
    Backhander Backhander 41-45 4 Responses Nov 24, 2009

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    Hegemony Or Survival... - That was the book that sealed it for me. Fan for life right here! Manufacturing Consent is the work that gets the fanfare, and that is fine. But, his...
    EricS EricS 26-30, M 4 Responses Sep 27, 2008

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    The Forgotten Prophet - Like a prophet, Chomsky is unheard in his own land. You never see Chomsky on the talk shows even though he has more to say than the crowd you usually see...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 18, 2012

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    Trapped By Chomsky - Trying to read as little by him as possible, as his style is terribly annoying! I mean his linguistic stuff.
    Rumina Rumina 31-35, F Apr 30, 2012

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    Depressing Yet Inspirational - Having read the majority of Noam Chomsky's works, I have to say that he is one of the most intellectually vigorous authorsĀ & political commentators...
    Pixie87 Pixie87 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 6, 2011

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    Tolerance Is a Wonderful Ideal to Which Most Do Not Subscribe - If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all. -Noam...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 30, 2008

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    About a Year Ago - was when I heard about Noam.  He was in the documentary 'The Corporation' and I decided to check some of his stuff out at my library. Haven't looked back...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Dec 21, 2007

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    Morally Corrupt Government - I'm currently reading Manufacturing Consent.  It's a great read, my first Chomsky book.  It was recommended to me years ago but I just now...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 5 Responses Dec 8, 2008

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    Always Inspiring - Is there anyone else who does what he does? Amazing guy, he could do almost anything with his insight and intelligence, but he chooses to oppose the media elite...
    Vancity89 Vancity89 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 10, 2009

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