2009-12-24

Wieseltier on the Uses of Hatred

"As all hatred will ever be wrong." Leon Wieseltier begs to differ:
To be sure, hatred is not quite an analysis; but still a word must be said on its behalf. Hatred may be a sign that something has been properly understood. If you do not hate racism, then you do not understand what it is. If you do not hate Ahmadinejad, then you do not understand who he is. ...

Via Michael Totten.