2600 The hacker quarterly (summer 2007, vol. 24 №2)

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FIII€: .. 1 0ClO I I I ~ . l I I 61 There is also an argument to be made for Kafka's Jewish SELF-ABASEMENT contributing to both his lack of self-confidence and his unhappy body. n active interest in the new physical clarion call. In 1912, the Zionist magazine, Selbstwehr" (which Kafka avidly read) railed against we Jews with out insistence on intellectual matters . . our excess of nervousness and our physical weakness ... all remnants of the ghetto. " H "In & ase of racial hygiene and eUSeniCS', the body must not be neglected because of the intellect!

1," While his family ate Schnitzel and Sauerbraten, he ate mostly vegetables, nuts and fruit. And as if this wasn't enough to enrage Hermann Kafka, Franz also discovered the ideas of an American named Horace Fletcher, whose panacea for all illness was MASTICATION . Every bite of food had to be chewed more than 10 times. " ,,\ r I ?

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