I’m doing a little presentation on the history of weblogs. The term “weblog” was coined by somebody called Jorn Barger, says Stephen Downes. I eagerly visit his site to collect the wisdom (robotwisdom). This is the first thing I encounter, top of the page:
“judaism is racism is incompatible with democracy”
I can’t get away from antisemitism – even if I try, it’s popping up everywhere I look. I notice it, but for a lot of other people it must just be in the background, insidiously scene-setting.