The roots of genocide? Guest post at

In light of the upcoming 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, I’ve written a short post about the roots of genocide. You can find it here at the faculty blog site at I interact with some material by Ervin Staub in order to go beyond either the superficial response–that it just sin and evil that causes genocide–and to go beyond the naive response that it is something we could never do.

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