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Does This Sound Anti-Semitic to You?

Laguna Hills professor Kevin MacDonald expresses his ideas in the authoritative, intellectual language of academia, but some people find the ideas behind the words to be raw, hateful, and anti-Semitic. Here are some selected excerpts from MacDonald’s various books, edited for brevity.

“The basic thesis of this book can be summarized by the proposition that Judaism must be conceptualized as a group strategy characterized by cultural and genetic segregation from gentile societies combined with resource competition and conflicts of interest. … This cultural and genetic separatism … tend[s] to result in division and hatred within the society.”—“Separation and Its Discontents: Toward an Evolutionary Theory of Anti-Semitism” (Praeger Publishers, 1998) Read more...

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