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Diaries published: 6 (290 days since last diary on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 02:22 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 111 (285 days since last comment on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 10:11 AM PDT)

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Total Recommends: 106

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Most Recommended Diary: Climate Science is NOT Apocalypticism, 93 comments, 64 recommends

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ortheother's Most Recent Diaries:

I'd like to clarify something about this term. Hasbara (הסברה, which really should be appropriately transliterated as hasbarah) is a common Hebrew word that translates as 'explanation'. In ...
by ortheother
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 02:22 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I've never really considered myself an environmentalist. I don't live a particularly "green" life, though I recycle, don't litter, and don't leave lights on or other electronic devices running. But ...
by ortheother
Comment Count 93 comments on Mon May 12, 2014 at 07:34 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
One of the most debilitating and divisive aspects of the discourse surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the way constituencies engage the question of how anti-Zionism relates to anti-...
by ortheother
Comment Count 72 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 02:01 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Bibi Netanyahu's response to the UN vote is nothing less than the manufacturing of an unmistakable Pyrrhic victory: Israel plans to build some 3,000 new housing units in East Jerusalem and West ...
by ortheother
Comment Count 59 comments on Sun Dec 02, 2012 at 12:17 AM PST with 18 Recommends
This past Friday evening, as I finished mopping the floors and removed the food I had prepared for our guests from the oven, I heard the siren that announces the approach of the Sabbath in Jerusalem ...
by ortheother
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 10:31 AM PST with 13 Recommends
The way I see it, we are poised before the alternatives of agon and agony. Whatever the etymological connection between the terms, they can be construed in direct opposition. Agon is the ancient ...
by ortheother
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 03:48 AM PST with 1 Recommend

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