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Group Where Year Source Quote/
Animal Rights California 1995 Powers, Tim. Earthquake Weather. New York: Tor (1997); pg. 334. "...and procedures out in the remote hills around Mount Diablo, that the ASPCA wouldn't approve of.'

The other man, Andre, leaned forward. 'Had to kill some goats,' he said. 'Needed their heads, for the entities to speak through.' "

Animal Rights California: Los Angeles 1980 Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 81. "'...His will was read yesterday... Most of the money was tied up in projects. He left the rest of his bank account to the Hollywood A.S.P.C.A.'

'The A.S.P.C.A.?' repeated Trask.

'You bet your ass. Old Willi was an animal freak. He was always complaining about the way they were used in films and lobbying for stricter laws and shop rules protecting horses in stunts and all that crap.' "

Animal Rights California: San Francisco 2015 Russo, Richard Paul. Subterranean Gallery. New York: Tor (1989); pg. 247. "'How long have you had him?'

'About four and a half years. Got him from the SPCA when he was a kitten...' "

Animal Rights Canada 2011 Sawyer, Robert J. The Terminal Experiment. New York: HarperCollins (1995); pg. 91. "Peter spent the rest of the day going over the recording, trying various computer-enhancement techniques on the data. The results were always the same. No matter what method he used or how hard he looked, he could find no evidence that cows had souls--nothing of any kind seemed to exit the brain at death. Not too surprising a revelation, he supposed, although he was quickly coming to realize that for every person who would hail him as a genius for his discoveries, there'd be another who'd damn him for them. In this case, the radical animal-rights lobby would surely be upset. "
Animal Rights Colorado 2010 Bury, Stephen. Interface. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 221. "For the last several years, he had celebrated Animal Rights Day by going out to his family ranch in southeastern Colorado and branding a few calves in front of the TV cameras. It got him tons of publicity, reinforced his caveman image, and made him wildly popular among farmers, westerners, and anyone else who made money from animals. The man knew how to get a campaign contribution. "
Animal Rights galaxy 2500 Gotlieb, Phyllis. "The King's Dogs " in The Edge of Space. New York: Elsevier/Nelson Books (1979); pg. 55. [Year estimated.] "GalFed hit the roof in whatever they call their Intergalactic S.P.C.A., as well as Human Rights Div. Who knows what they'll turn out to be sensate? "
Animal Rights Massachusetts: Nantucket -1249 B.C.E. Sterling, S. M. Island in the Sea of Time. New York: Penguin (1998); pg. 431. "'Here . . .' Cofflin went on. 'No gangbangers, no Wall Street downsizers, no nutcases on a mission from God, no 'national media,' no redneck black-helicopter paranoids, no multi-cultis, no animal rights lunatics--not anymore, thanks to the Jaguar God--no trial lawyers, no Beltway crowd...' "
Animal Rights United Kingdom 2015 Willis, Connie. "Cat's Paw " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 159. "'She's a primate-rights activist, claims gorillas and orangutans should be allowed to vote, be given equal standing in the courts, and all that.' " [Many refs. specifically to primate rights, throughout story. See also entries under 'simians.]
Animal Rights United Kingdom 2015 Willis, Connie. "Cat's Paw " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 195. "'The head of the ARA,' Touffet said, looking steadily at her. 'The Animal Rescue Army.'

Lady Charlotte had jumped up. 'You're here to steal D'Artagnan and Heidi from me!' She turned beseechingly to Touffet. 'You mustn't let her. The ARA are terrorists.'

I looked wonderingly at Leda, or rather Genevieve. Lady Charlotte was right about the ARA, it was a terrorist organization, a sort of IRA for animals. I'd seen them on television, blowing up cosmetics companies and holding zookeepers hostage, but Leda--Genevieve didn't look like them at all

Touffet said sternly, 'You came here in disguise with the intention of liberating Lady Charlotte's animals, no matter what violent means were necessary.'

'That's right,' Leda, or rather, Genevieve, said, rearing back dangerously... 'But I wouldn't have killed animals! I love animals!' " [Many other refs., not in DB.]

Animal Rights United Kingdom 2015 Willis, Connie. "Cat's Paw " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 196. "'Releasing animals into a wilderness they can't survive in?' Lady Charlotte said bitterly. 'Sending primates back into the jungle to be killed by poachers? You don't love animals. You don't love anyone but yourselves. Well, not you've gone too far. You've murdered my father, and I'll see you convicted.'

'Why would I murder your father?' Genevieve sneered. 'You're the one I wanted to murder!'

At her words, D'Artagnan and Heidi [an orangutan and chimp] moved protectively toward Lady Charlotte.

'Dressing primates up like servants, holding them captive here. 'You're slaves!' she said to D'Artagnan. 'She tells you she loves you, but she just wants to enslave you!'

D'Artagnan took a threatening step toward her, his huge white-gloved fist raised. 'It's all right, 'D'Artagnan,' Lady Charlotte said. 'Inspector Touffet won't let her hurt me.'

Genevieve slumped in her chair... 'I can't believe you found me out... I even ate a piece of that disgusting meat at dinner.' "

Animal Rights United Kingdom 2015 Willis, Connie. "Cat's Paw " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 196. "'We were discussing your motive,' Touffet said. 'Terrorists do not murder secretly. Their crimes are of no use unless they take credit for them. And by killing Lord Alastair, you might have given the Institute bad publicity, but you would not necessarily have succeeded in closing the Institute. Sympathetic donations might have poured in. How much better to blow up the Institute's buildings. It is true, you might have killed primates, but your organization [Animal Rescue Army] has been known to kill animals before, in the name of saving them.' "
Animal Rights United Kingdom 2015 Willis, Connie. "Cat's Paw " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 204. "Until the murder, Lady Charlotte's Institute had been a great financial difficulty. She had said it might have to close. And if it did, the ARA and the other animal rights groups would have insisted on D'Artagnan [an orangutan] and Heidi's being sent back to the wilds. Like Lucy. "
Animal Rights United Kingdom 2030 McAuley, Paul J. Fairyland. New York: Avon Books (1997; c 1995); pg. 48. "'What explosion?'

'A medium-sized bomb on the roof of Terminal Four last night. No warning, it was pure luck no one was killed. so far we have the Monarchists and the Animal Liberation Brigade claiming it...' "

Animal Rights United Kingdom: England 1897 Stoker, Bram. Dracula. New York: Bantam (1981; c. 1897); pg. 86. "A good deal of interest was broad concerning the dog which landed when the ship struck, and more than a few of the members of the S.P.C.A., which is very strong in Whitby, have tried to befriend the animal. "
Animal Rights United Kingdom: England 1972 Adams, Richard. Watership Down. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co. (1972); pg. 135. [Chapter heading.] "Love the animals. God has given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled. Don't trouble it, don't harass them, don't deprive them of their happiness, don't work against God's intent.

--Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov "

[This entire book is about rabbits and their culture, society, religion, etc.]

Animal Rights USA 1972 Tushnet, Leonard. "In re Glover " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 514. "The Countess de Croix, out of a sense of filial duty and to take advantage of loopholes in the tax regulations, organized a non-profit corporation, called the DMSO-Cryobiologic Institute, under the laws of the State of Delaware. its stated purpose was to repeat the same procedure as was used for her father on human volunteers. A permanent injunction against such experimentation was sought by the Anti-Vivisection Society in spite of the fact that to date no one has yet volunteered, an indication of lack of faith in the American power industry. "
Animal Rights USA 1994 Willis, Connie. "In the Late Cretaceous " in Impossible Things. New York: Bantam (1994; story copyright 1991); pg. 293. [Author's introduction.] "This is the age of political correctness, a movement devoted to the stamping out of 'inappropriate laughter,' and the battle cry of every anti- (choose one: smoking, animal research, logging, abortion, Columbus) activist seems to be, 'That's not funny. These are serious issues.' "
Animal Rights USA 1995 Chalker, Jack L. The Cybernetic Walrus (Book One of The Wonderland Gambit). New York: Ballantine (1995); pg. 141. "Not the kind of folks to totally head up this kind of project. What are some of those people doing here? A fundamentalist Bible-spouter couple out of fifties TV, several social scientist academics, you name it. I ran into one woman who's so New Age she's channeling and doing pyramid power and another who is so devoted to animal rights I think she wants to outlaw penicillin because it kills bacteria. "
Animal Rights USA 1999 Anderson, Jack. Millennium. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 35. "Every cause, from the most serious to the most frivolous, seemed to draw thousands of followers to the nation's capital. Early on, Lorenzo thought that the gays were the nuttiest, but they had long been surpassed by the animal-sacrifice crowd, the animal-rights gang, and the Society for Legalized Pederasty. And lately, within the last six months or so, the millennialists had started to emerge from the woodwork. "
Animal Rights USA 1999 Willis, Connie. "Miracle " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 21. Pg. 16: [Asking Lauren what she wants for her Christmas wish.] "'I hope it's not a fur coat,' he said... 'I'm opposed to the killing of endangered species.' "; Pg. 21: "'...He says he's here to give me whatever I want for Christmas. Except a fur coat. He's opposed to the killing of endangered species.'

'A spirit who's an animal-rights activist!' Fred said delightedly. 'Where did your sister get him from?'

'The astral plane,' Lauren said. ";

Pg. 22: "'That's okay. He's an animal-rights activist. He's not dangerous.'

'That doesn't necessarily follow,' Fred said. "

Animal Rights USA 1999 Willis, Connie. "Newsletter " in Miracle and Other Christmas Stories. New York: Bantam (1999); pg. 225. "'Look,' I said, taking the paper from him and turning to the front page. 'People Against Cruelty to Our Furry Friends Protests City Hall Christmas Display. Animal Rights Group Objects to Exploitation of Reindeer.' "
Animal Rights USA 2010 Stephenson, Neal. The Big U. New York: Random House (1984); pg. 261. "Moving along quietly, they paused by each door: the Outing Club...; the Nonsocietal Assemblage of Noncoercively Systematized Libertarian Individuals; Let's Understand Animals, Not Torture Them; the men's club... "
Animal Rights USA 2044 Sterling, Bruce. Distraction. New York: Bantam (1998); pg. 81. "'...He was one of the few people in the collaboratory who identified himself as a Federal Democrat. Most politically active Collaboratory people tended to be tedious, fuzzy Left Tradition Bloc types, party members of the Social Democrats or the Communists. It was rare to find one with enough grit and energy to take a solidly Reformist stance.'

...'It's not that she doesn't take you seriously, you know. She's very sympathetic to your situation. We've had troubles of our own with extremists. animal rights people, vivisection nuts. . . . I know we scientists lead very sheltered lives compared to you politicians, but we're not entirely out-of-it here.' "

Animal Rights Virginia 1993 Anthony, Patricia. Brother Termite. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1993); pg. 202. "At the Fairfax County SPCA a well-dressed woman filled out forms at the counter while on the other side stood a lanky young man with a beard and ponytail. The building stank of disinfectant. A cacophony of muffled yips and meows came from behind double doors. " [More at SPCA, pg. 202-205.]
Animal Rights Washington, D.C. 1993 Anthony, Patricia. Brother Termite. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1993); pg. 201. Pg. 200: "'No. But they came every day to see if we had animals. If we had any, they'd take them. I had to give up the animals. You can see that, can't you? I was responsible for my staff. I couldn't let anybody else be hurt...' ";

Pg. 201: "'Do you have any idea who they are?'

Gunnerson let his breath out in a sigh. His body sagged. 'You might ask the SPCA. One of our receptionists came from there, and after the men stopped coming to us, she said the SPCA started having problems with them, too.' "

Animal Rights world 1976 Kotzwinkle, William. Doctor Rat. New York: Marlowe & Co. (1976) [Entire novel is told from the perspective of a lab rat. Back cover blurb] "'A very disturbing book . . . the Anti-Vivisection Society should consider distributing free copies.'

--The Guardian

Animal Rights world 1996 Bear, Greg. The Forge of God. New York: Tor (1987); pg. 91. "Reslaw joined in, and Stella laughed, until they sounded like a laboratory full of chimpanzees.' And that was what they became, chittering and eeking and stomping the floor. 'Hey, I'm scratching my armpits,' Minelli said. 'I really am. Eunice will vouch for me. Maybe we can get the sympathy of Friends of the Animals or something.'

'Friends of Geologists,' Reslaw said.

'Friends of Liberal Businesswomen,' Stella added. "

Animal Rights world 2020 Egan, Greg. Permutation City. New York: HarperPrism (1995); pg. 43. "For several years, though, no such model was built--in part, because of a scarcely articulated unease of the prospect of what it would mean. There were no formal barriers standing in the way--government regulatory bodies and institutional ethics committees were concerned only with human and animal welfare, and no laboratory had yet been fire-bombed by activists for its inhumane treatment of physiological software... "
Animal Rights world 2100 Aldiss, Brian. "A Whiter Mars " in Supertoys Last All Summer Long. New York: St. Martin's Griffin (2001; c. 1995); pg. 226. "Another important thing. No animals [on Mars]. For there was no grazing or fodder to be had, no animals lived on Mars, except for a few cats. Vegetarianism became a positive thing rather than a negative. The habit was emulated by terrestrials. In fact, renewed concern for animals by demonstrating and lobbying, induced many governments to bring in Animal Rights laws. A revulsion to rearing animals for slaughter and human consumption was widespread. The human conscience was getting up off the couch! "
animism Africa 2008 McDonald, Ian. Evolution's Shore. New York: Bantam (1997; c. 1995); pg. 56. "...he looked like an avatar of some long-suppressed Afro-Caribbean animist sect. "
animism galaxy 5275 Card, Orson Scott. Xenocide. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 64. "The Miro-image nodded. 'If the philotic ray twines in response to the human will, why couldn't we suppose that all philotic twining is willed? Every particle, all of matter and energy, why couldn't every observable phenomenon in the universe be the willing behavior of individuals?'

'Now we're beyond Gangean Hinduism,' said Valentine. 'How seriously am I supposed to take this? What you're talking about is Animism. The most primitive kind of religion. Everything's alive. Stones and oceans and--'

'No,' said Miro. 'Life is life.' "

animism Haiti 2200 Zelazny, Roger. This Immortal. New York: Ace Books (1966); pg. 38. "'Yes.' He gestured to indicate the onlookers. 'They are all pantheists, aren't they?'

I shook my head. 'Primitive animists.'

'What is the difference?'

'Well, that Coke bottle you just emptied is going to occupy the altar, or pe as it is called, as a vessel for Angelsou, since it has enjoyed an intimate mystical relationship with the god. That's the way an animist sees it. Now, a pantheist... "

animism Hawaii 1994 Simmons, Dan. Fires of Eden. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1994); pg. 174. "He discussed the hierarchy of Hawaiian animism: the aumakua, or important family gods; the kapua, or children of the gods, who dwelt among the mortals much as had Hercules and the other Greek demigods; the akua kapu, who, like the ghosts of mainland Native Americans, merely frightened people and presaged bad luck; and the akua li'l, literally 'little spirits,' who rounded out the almost endless Hawaiian pantheon as animist personifications of trees, waterfalls, forms of weather, and all the other aspects of nature. " [More.]
animism Nigeria 1999 Sagan, Carl. Contact. New York: Simon & Schuster (1985); pg. 312-313. "Many Nigerian men and women--Muslims, Christians, & Animists...--took his [Eda's] vision seriously. "
animism Senegal 1982 Norden, Eric. "The Curse of Mhondoro Nkabele " in The Best from Fantasy & Science Fiction: 24th Series (Edward L. Ferman, ed.) New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1982); pg. 157. "The Diolas are traditionally animist, but my father sent me at the age of nine to the mission school in Mbawne Province... "
animism Sudan 1883 Miller, John J. "Hewn in Pieces for the Lord " in Drakas! (S. M. Sterling, ed.) New York: Baen (2000); pg. 63. "Gordon could distinguish representatives from numerous Sudanese tribes in the [Mahdi] camp. Besides the authentic dervishes, there were... Arabs of the northern desert, and animist Nuer from the Sudd... "
animism Tidewater 2300 Swanwick, Michael. Stations of the Tide. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1991); pg. 129. "'Do you handle magic?'

'Magic of all sorts, sir. Necromancy... animism, fetishism, social Darwinism... Indeed, what is magic but impossible science?' "

animism USA 2020 Maggin, Elliot S. Kingdom Come. New York: Time Warner (1998); pg. 23. "My great-aunt... had been a witch... She'd lived in a big home with little gargoyles decorating the window panes and lots of animist paraphernalia around its dark interior. "
animism world 1975 Anderson, Poul. The Boat of a Million Years. New York: Tor (1989); pg. 305. "Here was no doctrine but the sacredness of creation because of the Creator's presence in it, no commandment but loyalty to your kindred of the spirit. The animistic, pantheistic imagery was only a language for saying that. The rites were only to evoke it and to bind the kindred together. You could believe whatever else you thought must be true. "
animism world 2010 Swanwick, Michael. "The Edge of the World " in Modern Classics of Science Fiction. (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; story c. 1989); pg. 650. "'This wasn't sophisticated stuff like the Tantric monks in Tibet or anything, remember. It was like a primitive form of animism, a way to force the universe to give you what you wanted. so the holy men would come own here and they'd wish for . . . like riches, you know? Filigreed silver goblets with rubies, mounds of moonstones, elfinbone daggers sharper than Damascene steel. Only once they got them they weren't supposed to want them. They'd just throw them over the Edge. There were these monasteries all along the cliffs. The farther from the world they are, the more spiritually advanced.' " [This is the subject of most of the story.]
animism world 2546 Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: HarperCollins (1999; c. 1932, 1946); pg. 103. "'...Christianity and totemism and ancestor worship...' "
Anthroposophical Society world 1950 Barton, William. "Home is Where the Heart Is " in Drakas! (S. M. Sterling, ed.) New York: Baen (2000); pg. 231. "Remember how hard it was to convince the registry that raumschiffahrt was a real word? We got a good laugh over that one, eh, Willy? Space-ship-flight. Yes, sir. Not just raumfahrt. That could be astral projection as well. Yes, sir. As in Anthroposophy. The Gotheanum and . . . "
anti-Semitism Austria 2001 Stroyar, J.N. The Children's War. New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 747. "'...You see, my father was from a village near Krakow, or Krakau, as it was called, so he fell into the Austrian partition of Poland and had been schooled in German. He was a musician and worked in Krakow, but then after the first war, he moved to Vienna to work there. When anti-Semitism became a problem for him there--'

'He was Jewish?' Peter and Zosia asked simultaneously.

'Seem so. Anyway, he got a job in London...' "

anti-Semitism California 1994 Dick, Philip K. A Scanner Darkly. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1977); pg. 74. "Arctor said, 'Maybe they've got all your sins in one big pickle barrel'--he turned to glare at Barris the anti-Semite--'a kosher pickle barrel, and they just hoist it up and throw the whole contents all at once in your face...' "
anti-Semitism California 2166 Farmer, Philip Jose. "Riders of the Purple Wage " in The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971; story copyright 1967); pg. 625. "From Grandpa's unpublished Ms.: Whoever would have thought that Beverly Hills would become anti-Semitic?' "
anti-Semitism California: Hollywood 1955 Bradbury, Ray. A Graveyard for Lunatics. New York: Alfred A. Knopf (1990); pg. 117. "'I gave orders to cut Judas! I didn't want to make an anti-Semitic film!'

'What!' I exploded, jumping up. "

anti-Semitism Georgia (country) 2005 Aldiss, Brian. Somewhere East of Life. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers (1994); pg. 211. "Always alert for anti-Semitism, Burnell bridled at this. "
anti-Semitism Germany 1940 Farmer, Philip Jose. To Your Scattered Bodies Go. New York: Berkeley Medallion Books (1971); pg. 133. "Goring... continued, 'Der Fuehrer was a great man, but he had some idiocies. One of them was his attitude toward Jews. Myself, I cared less. But the Germany of my time was anti-Jewish, but a man must go with the Zeitgeist if he wants to get anyplace in life...' "
anti-Semitism Germany 1985 Anderson, Jack. Control. New York: Kensington Publishing Corp. (1988); pg. 70. "'...Also, I'd appreciate it if you didn't take it home. It's the report of an investigation into any possible Nazi, neo-Nazi, or anti-Semitic connections that might taint Wilhelm Hildebrandt and his chief managers...' "
anti-Semitism Germany 1986 Anderson, Jack. Control. New York: Kensington Publishing Corp. (1988); pg. 238. "'...used to be high in Mossad . . . Israeli intelligence. Mossad keeps a silent watch on shadowy Germans.'

'Is Thyssen a neo-Nazi?' Charles asked, raising his brows.

...'Have you ever heard of an organization called Bund fur das Neues Deutschtum . . . BND?' Bert resumed.

Charles shook his head but leaned forward as a signal that he wanted to hear about it.

Bert spoke in a low voice. 'How do you define Nazi?' he asked. 'Or neo-Nazi? One thing the BND is not is anti-Semitic. As our Mossad contact points out, there aren't enough Jews left in Germany to fuel the old anti-Semitic sentiments. In fact, the new generation of Nazi types tend to fear--even secretly admire--the Israelis. No, Mossad does not regard the Bund fur das Neues Deutschtum as anti-Semitic. But it is anti-democratic.' " [Also, pg. 281.]

anti-Semitism Germany 2001 Stroyar, J.N. The Children's War. New York: Pocket Books (2001); pg. 401. -
anti-Semitism New York: New York City 2076 Morehouse, Lyda. Archangel Protocol. New York: Penguin Putnam (2001); pg. 164. "Her tone was even. I couldn't tell if she felt anything more than a passing respect for Jibril's message or not. Black Muslims had an unfortunate history of being anti-Semitic. I couldn't imagine Jibril as one of those, but I could understand her caution. "
anti-Semitism Poland 1941 Turtledove, Harry. Worldwar: Tilting the Balance. New York: Del Rey (1995); pg. 238. "He'd had so much bitter experience with anti-Semitic Poles that he'd come to think the whole nation hated its Jews. "
anti-Semitism Poland: Lodz 1935 Simmons, Dan. Carrion Comfort. New York: Warner Books (1990; c. 1989); pg. 110. "'I was born in 1925, in Poland,' said Saul. 'in the city of Lodz... By the time I was ten years old... Local political parties had been elected after promising to eliminate Jews from the city. As if possessed of the anti-Semitic contagion raging in our neighbor, Germany, the country was turning against us...' " [More, not in DB.]
anti-Semitism Quebec: Montreal 1996 Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 137. "'There are a lot of anti-Semites among the Montreal French.'

Pierre sighed. 'You've been reading too much Mordecai Richler; I'm not anti-Semitic.' "

anti-Semitism Riverworld 1890 Farmer, Philip Jose. To Your Scattered Bodies Go. New York: Berkeley Medallion Books (1971); pg. 40. "'You're Burton, the explorer and linguist?... Lev Ruach spat at Burton... 'You son of a bitch!' he cried. 'You foul Nazi bastard! I read about you! You were, in many ways, an admirable person, I suppose! But you were an anti-Semite!'

Burton was startled. He said,' My enemies spread that baseless and vicious rumor. But anybody acquainted with the facts and with me would know better. And now, I think you'd . . .

'I suppose you didn't write The Jew, The Gypsy, and El Islam?' Ruach said, sneering.

'I did,' Burton replied. His face was red... "; Pg. 128: "'That book. The Jew, The Gypsy, and El Islam. How could you have written it? A hate document full of bloody-minded nonsense, folk tales, superstitions! Ritual murders indeed.' "; Pg. 129: "The facts are, that when my enemies in England accused me of anti-Semitism, many Jews in Damascus came to my defense...' " [Other refs. not in DB.]

anti-Semitism Riverworld 2008 Farmer, Philip Jose. To Your Scattered Bodies Go. New York: Berkeley Medallion Books (1971); pg. 132. "Burton opened his mouth... 'In the first place, my actions on Earth speak louder than any of my printed words. I was the friend and protector of many Jews; I had many Jewish friends.'

'That last statement is always a preface to an attack on the Jews,' Targoff said.

...Jew-hate is something bred into the child,' Targoff said. 'It become part of the nerve. No act of will can get rid of it, unless it is not very deeply embedded or the will is extraordinarily strong. The bell rings, and Pavlov's dog salivates. Mention the word Jew, and the nervous system storms the citadel of the mind of the Gentile. Just as the word Arab storms mine. But I have a realistic basis for hating all Arabs.' "

anti-Semitism United Kingdom 1976 Asimov, Isaac. "The Ultimate Crime " in Sherlock Holmes Through Time and Space. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) USA: Bluejay Books (1984; copyright 1976); pg. 340. "'...Agatha Christie never got over her... xenophobic prejudices... she was openly anti-Semitic...' "
anti-Semitism USA 1952 Heinlein, Robert A. "Concerning Stories Never Written: Postscript " in Revolt in 2100. New York: Baen (1981); pg. 212. "Could any one sect obtain a working majority at the polls and take over the country? Perhaps not--but a combination of a dynamic evangelist, television, enough money, and modern techniques of advertising and propaganda might make Billy Sunday's efforts look like a corner store compared to Sears Roebuck. Throw in a depression for good measure, promise a material heaven here on earth, and a dash of anti-Semitism, anti-Catholicism, anti-Negroism, and... "
anti-Semitism USA 2000 Leavitt, David. "The Term Paper Artist " in Circa 2000: Gay Fiction at the Millennium (Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, eds). Los Angeles, CA: Alyson Pub. (2000; c. 1997); pg. 206. "Modernism and espionage, Diaspora and homosexuality, religious mania and anti-Semitism and most vividly--to me most vividly--desire and disease, gruesomely coupled. "
anti-Semitism world 1962 Asimov, Isaac (ed.) The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971); pg. 275. "With the closed envelope still in my hand, I asked the audience to take note of the fact that no Hugo was ever awarded me, and I told them why. I raised a fist high to heaven and said, 'It's anti-Semitic prejudice, that's what it is. You're all a bunch of Nazis.'

And with that cold, unimpassioned statement, I opened the envelope and it said, 'For putting the science in science fiction--Isaac Asimov.' "

anti-Semitism world 1996 Fry, Stephen. Making History. New York: Random House (1996); pg. 232. Pg. 232: "The Thules had now conveniently forgotten this however, and Arco-Valley was just one more fading martyred bloom in the garden of ultra-rightist, anti-Semitic, nationalistic remembrance. The volkisch groups, the Thules, the Germanen Orden and three dozen other frenzied groups each claiming that their infinitesimal variations in nuance and emphasis amounted to major planks of doctrinal difference. "; Pg. 244: "Gloder would use anti-Semitism among the workers as a unifying slogan, but not at the expense of wasting the vital resources of Jewish science and banking... Gloder was able to convince prominent Jews that his party's anti-Semitism was public posture and that Jews in Germany had less to fear from him than from the Marxists and other rightist factions. "
anti-Semitism world 1997 Byrne, John. Wonder Woman: Gods and Goddesses. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing (1997); pg. 195. "Helena was convinced that all irrational hatreds began there, with an ingrained, instinctive fear of the unknown. It's where racism, where anti-Semitism, comes from. Whenever we encounter something different from us, whenever the larger number are confronted with the smaller, it inspires fear. "
anti-Semitism world 1997 Morrow, James. Only Begotten Daughter. New York: William Morrow & Co. (1990); pg. 183. "'...In John, of course, we have all that peculiar light-versus-dark imagery--a Gnostic influence, I suspect--and I don't care for the anti-Semitism...' "
anti-Semitism world 1998 Disch, Thomas M. The Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. New York: Simon & Schuster (2000; c. 1998); pg. 168. "Donnelly's novel [Caesar's Column]... resemblance to Jack London's The Iron Heel (1907). But it differs from its successor in some telling ways--most strikingly by that paradoxical anti-Semitism that supposes Jews to be in control of both Wall Street and international bolshevism. We learn that when Donnelly's archvillain, Prince Cabano, 'comes to sign his name to a legal document, [he[ signs it as Jacob Isaacs.' And further, that 'the aristocracy of the world is now almost altogether of Hebrew origin.' But the second in command of the revolutionary Brotherhood of Destruction, and the 'brains of the organization,' is a Russian Jew, 'driven out of his synagogue in Russia . . . for some crimes he had committed . . . a man of great ability, power and cunning.' When the revolution has brought about its own Reign of Terror and the destruction of New York... this Jewish Robespierre flees to Judea, where 'he proposes to make himself king of Jerusalem...' "

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