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Get 'em all! kill 'em! : genocide, terrorism, righteous communities

Author: Bruce W Wilshire
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"To think about genocide and terrorism is to accept an invitation from hell. In fact, hell may be too benign a term, since it makes a kind of sense out of genocide and terrorism and ultimately raises the questions: What is genocide? What sense does it make to kill or disable all members of another group just because they are members of that other group - men, women, children? What sense can we make of genocide? The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce W Wilshire
ISBN: 0739108735 9780739108734 0739112791 9780739112793
OCLC Number: 60604561
Description: xxvi, 199 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Genocide and terrorism --
Initial cases of genocide : nazi Germany, California Indians --
The everyday illusion of immortality and its disruption --
Further cases of genocide : Bosnia, Cambodia, Rwanda --
A theory of genocide and terrorism --
Centering-down into the immediate : variations on the theme of genocide --
Thinking the unthinkable? a religious retardant to genocide and terrorism?
Other Titles: Get them all! kill them!
Responsibility: Bruce Wilshire.
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Why do groups become genocidal and try to incapacitate all members of an alien group, even sometimes killing fetuses? Prematurely alluding to evil or to the Devil blocks the possibility for further  Read more...

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Wilshire has taken what most people feel is unfathomable-genocide and terrorism-and illuminated the web of dark forces that can explode forth into such heinous acts. He allows us to see how the Read more...

 
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