1 edition of Less than human found in the catalog.
Less than human
|Contributions||Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||CPB Box no. 430 vol. 9|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||265|
|LC Control Number||97811850|
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The more than human and the less than human; it can be thrust upon us, or it can be taken away. Some years ago I spoke to mothers from Srebrenica whose children were executed in a . The human state also, like every animal community of individuals, must reach an even higher state of perfection, if the possibility exists in it, through the destruction of the less well-endowed individual, for the more excellently endowed to win space for the expansion of its progeny The state only has an interest in preserving the more.
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In both examples—and in many, many more that I will describe in this book—a whole group of people is represented as less than human, as a Author: David Livingstone Smith.
'Less Than Human': The Psychology Of Cruelty In Less Than Human, David Livingstone Smith explains how dehumanizing people makes us capable. Less Than Human is a 3D animated short film made by 8 students at The Animation Workshop in Denmark.
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Description of the book "Less Than Human": 'Brute.' 'Cockroach.' 'Lice.' 'Vermin.' 'Dog.' 'Beast.' These and other monikers are constantly in use to refer to other humans - for political, religious, ethnic, or sexist reasons.
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Blinking her crimson eyes the dark haired, crimson-eyed girl forced herself to push forward, moistening her extremely dry lips as she did so. Less Than Human is a book about dehumanization. It is widely recognized that dehumanization plays an important role facilitating acts of violence in genocide, war, and other forms of atrocity.
Given this it is surprising to learn that scant attention has been paid to it in the scholarly literature. Scholarly literature on dehumanization is shockingly thin on the ground. Less Than Human is a chilling indictment of our nature, and is as timely as it is relevant.
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Smith (The Most Dangerous Animal), cofounder and director of the Institute for Cognitive Science and Evolutionary Psychology at the University of New England, interrogates why man alone, in Mark Twain's words, can go "forth /5(2).
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Less Than Human is the first book to illuminate precisely how and why we sometimes think of others as subhuman creatures. It draws on a rich mix of history, evolutionary psychology, biology, anthropology, and philosophy to document the pervasiveness of dehumanization, describe its forms, and explain why we so often resort to it.
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In Less than Human, Allen Long tells the story of his often nightmarish childhood in the wealthy suburbs of D.C., the wonders and mysteries of teenage love, his ill-advised journeys into corporate America and a hellish marriage, and ultimate yet, his story is mostly one of triumph.
He draws strength from the joys of fatherhood, he finds true love in his second marriage, and Author: Allen Long.