Genocide : A Complex Item

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Sergio Mireles Mr. Jones Genocide Research Paper July 8, 2015 Genocide Genocide is a very complex item to address. But to deeply and successfully address such a topic, it is a must to look deeper than the actions that have been displayed. But to understand the motives of genocide, one must know the correct definition of genocide. “Genocide,” a term used to describe violence against members of a national, ethnical, racial or religious group with the intent to destroy the entire group…” (What is...). Now fully understanding what genocide is, it will be easier to understand what motivates individuals in the past, present, and future to attempt genocide. A lot of questions have been made on what the motivation is of genocide. It is actually quite simple when thought about. The most common motivations are convenience, revenge, simple fear, and fear of pollution. Although there have been many different genocides in the world, it seems as if the motives in sequential order are convenience, revenge, fear of pollution, and simple fear. There are a large number of people who would like to say that mass genocides are okay. They would like to say that the killing of numerous amounts of people helps keep the world safe from over population and also helps keep people afraid of their superiors. Although using genocide as a solution is a very harsh choice of action, it has helped keep populations of races down, and has also shown civilians what the power of their government is. The purpose
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