The Latin Root Of Genocide

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According to Wikipedia, humiliation is the abasement of pride, which creates mortification, or leads to a state of being humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission. The Latin root of ‘humiliation’ is ‘humus’, which means ‘earth’ or ‘dirt’ translating to ‘reduce to dirt’; representing ones rank in society. No one should have to experience the awful feeling of being humiliated, but it has been happening for centuries, and it continues to happen in our society to this very day. Humiliation promotes negative psychological thinking; it is used for punishment, to some it defines their status, and it could prompt a terrible situation if intertwined with anger. A friend told me once that she is a firm believer in humbling by humiliation. She feels
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