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re the woman who cried "Pig!"

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Submitted by Jascha Kessler (United States), Jul 31, 2015 at 00:50

Sigmund Freud remarked that, ""The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization." The woman in white is trying to reestablish the civilization that Islamic rioters, stone throwers and Molotov cocktail incendiaries, seem to have abandoned a thousand years ago.

Jascha Kessler

Emeritus Professor of Modern English & American Literature, UCLA

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