Even Coyne can’t stoamach Harris on Israel. First, as to Coyne: he warns against calling Israel an apartheid state. What else can it be?
I am puzzled, long have been, by Harris’ curious double standard on the issue of Jews and Israel. A consistent critic of religion can hardly exempt a critique of Israel’s ethnic bias built into its constitution.
How is it possible such a vociferous critic of the evils of religion can exempt what must be one of the worst cases: Israeli exploitation of religious exclusivism.
I have to be suspicious here: what is going on with the New Atheists? It Jewish founder is clearly biased in an outrageous way. What are we to conclude here?
Let me also note that ‘Jewish identity’ is a religious category, and one of the worst because of its built in ethnic bias, and its ability to conceal itself behind a secular mask.