The Loop Hole of Genocide

Blood Lands – Ch. 1-5 Genocide: A World History – Ch. 6   From the very beginning, we knew that the broad and generic definition of genocide wasn’t going to work.  Yet we let the term be defined loosely, intimidated by the Soviet delegation.  Categorized only as a genocide if it effects national, ethnic, religious, ...

Which Has More Value – A Human Life or Gold?

Genocide: A world History- Chapter 3-4   Imagine living your entire life in peace, only to wake up one day and have your family, land, and livelihood stripped away.  For the indigenous people in the Americas, this became a common occurrence.  As the Spaniards arrived with Columbus, they began to “conquer”.  In all reality, they ...

More Money. More Power. More Killings.

Genocide: A World History – Chapter 2   There doesn’t always have to be a dislike of a certain group for genocide to be committed.  Look at the Mongols for example: They had to have killed at least 30 million people just to grow as an empire.  Within that though, they did not discriminate against ...