That Bogey Man the Jew by George Frank LydstonThat Bogey Man the Jew by George Frank Lydston

That Bogey Man the Jew

byGeorge Frank Lydston

Paperback | February 8, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1921 Excerpt: ... THAT BOGEY MAN--THE JEW This little book is not by way of being a' propaganda.' I was impelled to write it merely because taking up the gauntlet in behalf of the fellow who is receiving the punches is a sort of psychic habit into which I have fallen. I confess, too, that I am inclined to flare up a bit when anybody hurts the amour propre of my friends--and I have many among the Jews, whom I am proud to know. There are many Jews whom I do not, and never could, like--but, taking the social field by and large, I have met a lot of Gentiles that have not precisely appealed to me--although I believe that I am as loyal to my race as are most people. Speaking metaphorically, I shall "spank" the Jew, now and then, in a purely impersonal and friendly way and in no pharisaical spirit. In a strictly impartial way, one can hold the mirror up to the other fellow without thereby claiming--even tacitly--cosmetic perfection for himself. Those among the Jews whom I admire and like, appeal to me, neither because of nor despite their being Jews. Their race receives no more consideration at my hands than does the cut of their clothes or their political complexion--and yet, I confess that I am imbued with a fair share of what often passes for "race prejudice," which, in the last analysis, as applied to interCaucasian antipathies, is not race prejudice at all, but merely race egotism, often admixed with clashing self-interests of one kind or another, religious bigotry and intolerance. These various antagonistic things are by no means one-sided. The Jew possibly entertains more than his share of these human failings, for which he pays a price that is entirely too high. The Jew is not always more sinned against than sinning, and has in his own hands the remedies for many of the aff...
Title:That Bogey Man the JewFormat:PaperbackDimensions:20 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.04 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217568165

ISBN - 13:9780217568166

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