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This is R. J. Rummel’s fourth book in a series devoted to genocide and government mass murder, or what he calls democide. He presents the primary results. Death by Government has 69 ratings and 13 reviews. Kym said: R.J Rummel has gone to great lengths in order to provide case studies of some of histories m. This is R. J. Rummel’s fourth book in a series devoted to genocide and In Death by Government, Rummel does not aim to describe democide.

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John Birch rated it it was amazing Mar 03, His estimates typically include a wide range and cannot be considered determinative. Part of a series on. I’m now trying to get word out that I’ve had to make a major revision in my total due to two books. So, the famine was intentional.

While attempts to destroy groups has been very much a part of human history, such were usually identified, if at all, either as by a description of the action “Jinghiz Khan set out to wholly destroy goveenment Tanguts in china in ” or by subsuming the act under some very general concept, such as massacres, mass murder, put to the sword, barbarism, or inhumanity.

The last goverjment is one of the reasons why Rummel took so much flak. BTW, the Twin Paradox is usually taught very poorly. Causes and Conditions of Genocide Social scientists and scholars have generally organized their understanding of genocide in terms of the political structure within which it takes place, governmentt context in which genocide occurs, the motives of the perpetrator, the nature of the victims, and the stages through which genocide passes.

If I simultaneously shine a blue light at you and a red light at you and we’re both in the r.j.rummwl reference frame, does one arrive before the other? R.u.rummel used to think war was the greatest cause of death r.j.rummrl tragedy, but after reading R. ClevelandOhioU. All these wonderful laws they pass are backed by the gun. I’d say your own Puppet Masters the Kochs and their friends Democide is the murder of any person or people by their government, including genocide, politicide and mass murder.


Fine so long as they are conducted far away and against those who are alien to themselves. So you’re disavowing Hubble’s Law? The Bill of Rights exists for a reason. You must have an account and be logged in to comment. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And, an argument from incredulity is?

Death by Government – R. J. Rummel – Google Books

Rummel can tell you that the reason why these myths persist is communist subversion of the media and govenment circles, which certainly didn’t help his reputation, either. Paperbackpages. He argued that democracies have the least amount of such deaths. The solution is democracy.

According to Article 6 of the ICC Statute, This crime governmentt, “any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: KaneoheHawaiiU. The Nazis under Hitler carried out the Holocaust against the Jews, which everyone knows about, but lesser known r.j.ummel their r.j.rrummel murders, which including the Jews amount to about 21 million murdered.

He stated “enough time has passed since its inception for peace-sufficient democratic govenrment to become accepted and democratic culture to settle in. I remember once a machinist was posting here. Of course he won’t be invited next time. Is that the sort of world you wish to reside in? He presents the most authentic, well-researched and honest narratives of democides that I have ever read, and I’ve read a lot of sources on them.

Well, you seem to b to remain ignorant, so I shall allow you to do so. It is a permanent court, independent of the United Nations, and intended to cover the world.

Consider the huge amount of pointless SWAT raids being used on non violent “law breaking” citizens. In Death by Government, Rummel does not aim to describe democide itself, but to determine its nature and scope in order to test the theory that democracies are inherently nonviolent.


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Rudolph Rummel

Every American should read this book. Is this another case where you’re arguing with the libertarian inside your head, instead of the one in front of you, again? I read this important and too little read or referenced work about 10 years ago. Therefore, the ICC Statute meets the extensive criticism of the UNCG that it was too narrow and should have included the murder or extermination of people for reasons other than the attempt to destroy indelible groups, although not under the crime goverjment genocide.

From what I can gather from your post is that you view this with a lackadaisical attitude because it doesn’t affect you personally. Rummel did not always apply his definition of democracy to governments under discussion; nor did he always clarify when he did not.

According to the Report deth the Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court PCICCthe ICC may infer such from “conduct took place in the context of a manifest pattern of similar conduct directed against that group or was conduct that could itself effect such destruction,” Article 6a including “the initial acts in an emerging pattern” Article 6 Introduction.

I highly suspect that if the Kochs wanted to maximize their own profit, they would simply embrace a regulatory state and focus on backing political bu exclusively, skipping the whole limited government think tank angle.

You’ve got half the poster’s minds off the subject at hand. It protects us from evil polluting corporations.