[Marxism] critical histories of Zionism: in search of complexity and nuance

Nestor Gorojovsky nestorgoro at fibertel.com.ar
Tue Apr 20 06:28:00 MDT 2004


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Fecha: Martes 20 de Abril de 2004 
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> while claiming to be engaged in historical research, both
> left and right post-Zionists aspire, instead, to reshape Israeli
> collective memory.

_Any_ and _every_ serious product of historical research, both left 
and right, aspires to reshape (or to strengthen the current forms of, 
that is, to reshape conservatively) collective memory.

Collective memory is an active social function, not a matter of idle 
recalling things past.

It shapes the future as well as the past.

Those who pretend to be engaged in "aseptic historical research" are 
either fools, liars, or both. There is not such a thing as "aseptic 
h.r.

Néstor Miguel Gorojovsky
nestorgoro at fibertel.com.ar

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"Sí, una sola debe ser la patria de los sudamericanos".
Simón Bolívar al gobierno secesionista y disgregador de 
Buenos Aires, 1822
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