Learning From Commentary – Matthew Continetti – Commentary Magazine

| October 20, 2020

PAPER GOING WELL, wrote Daniel Patrick Moynihan, soon to resign as U.S. ambassador to India, in a December 1974 telegram to COMMENTARY editor Norman Podhoretz.

Cleopatra’s Golden Rule – or, she who has the gold, makes the rules – Neos Kosmos

| October 20, 2020

Gal Gadot, an Israeli of Ashkenazi (European) heritage, and a former Miss Universe contestant, is slated to produce and star in another movie about Cleopatra (VII), promising to capture the myth rather than the reality of Cleopatra. Tall, pale, and athletic, one doubts that much of the movie will be spent on Cleopatras linguistic or medical accomplishments just saying. My relationship to the Cleopatra stories comes from teaching a subject on Black Athena to Afrocentric students in California (See Black Athena and the Incredible Whiteness of Being)

Maybe its true Israels Jews are incapable of sovereignty – Haaretz.com

| October 20, 2020

Its hard to understand what Israel needs right now what can help move the wheels of the Israeli reality in the right direction and what the right direction is. Theres nothing harder than helping another person, the Hungarian author Sandor Marai wrote in his 1935 book Divorce in Buda. You see that a person you like and who is important to you running amok to his ruin, living against his own good already can hardly withstand it falling apart .