“What distinguished Zionist socialism from democratic socialism, writes Georges Bensoussan, was an idea of the nation based on “land, descent and the dead,” whereas European socialism was loath to allow the “collective unconscious” into its midst.” – Zionism—this was the consistent reproach of Herzl’s wife, Julie Naschauser—demands too much. “A sentiment which I believed I had suppressed beyond recall,” Moses Hess says of his awakening to the idea of nationality, “is alive again.”28 As if a political movement could be drawn, almost unmediated, out of the unconscious. What distinguished Zionist socialism from democratic socialism, writes Georges Bensoussan, was an idea of the nation based on “land, descent and the dead,” whereas European socialism was loath to allow the “collective unconscious” into its midst.29
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