From A Youtube Comment

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From A Youtube Comment

Postby Pedro I Rengel » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:06 pm

This kind of floored me:

"There are so many Nazis commenting here so I think I would remind people of this quote: "Never believe that anti-Semites are completely unaware of the absurdity of their replies. They know that their remarks are frivolous, open to challenge. But they are amusing themselves, for it is their adversary who is obliged to use words responsibly, since he believes in words. The anti-Semites have the right to play. They even like to play with discourse for, by giving ridiculous reasons, they discredit the seriousness of their interlocutors. They delight in acting in bad faith, since they seek not to persuade by sound argument but to intimidate and disconcert. If you press them too closely, they will abruptly fall silent, loftily indicating by some phrase that the time for argument is past." - Jean Paul Sartre, Anti-Semite and Jew."

I was so convinced it was a totally new strategy borne of cynical trans-generational acceptance of defeat.
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