2 Print Biographies |
2 Interviews |
2 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Dr. Noam Chomsky | Prof Noah Chomsky | Prof Noam Chomsky | Prof. Noam Chomsky | Nômu Chomusukî
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Did You Know?
[from Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media
(1992)] I do not think that the State ought to have the right to determine historical truths and to punish people who deviate from them. I'm not willing to give the State that right. I'm saying if you believe in freedom of speech, you believe in freedom of speech for views you don't like. I mean, Goebbels [Joseph Goebbels
] was in favor of ...
Caused a major controversy when an article he'd written in defense of free speech was used as a preface for a book by Robert Faurisson
, a French professor whose works have focused on his belief that the Holocaust was a hoax. Chomsky's support of Faurisson's right to freedom of speech, defense of the credibility of Faurrison's research and his repeated criticisms of Israel have led to accusations ...