|The Sabra and
Shatila massacre was the killing of up to 3,500 civilians, mostly Palestinians
and Lebanese Shiites, by al-Kata'ib militia, a
predominantly Christian Lebanese right-wing party, in the Sabra neighborhood
and the adjacent Shatila refugee camp in
are biological differences between the
sexes, including average body
size and upper body strength, and
aspects of reproductive physiology.
a range of gendered differences
in behavior and perception in social
structure developmental patterns.
more biological similarities than
differences, and more gender overlaps
Differences of age groups and similarities of
skills shape performance roles on specific tasks individually.
actually know quite a bit about human evolution and the patterns and processes
that our ancestors faced.
We have no
evidence of any sort that there were any sex or gender differences in the
creation and use of stone, wood, bone or other tool technologies.
Evidence in bones for gender differences show up with
emergence of specialization, domestication and
Men hunted and
fought one another?
vast majority of human evolution there is strong likelihood that
both sexes participated in
Earlier humans where substantially more robust.
Evidence of interpersonal violence is minimal.
When we do start
to see more robust evidence for war-like events the distribution of injuries
and evidence of participation is not biased by sex until quite recently.
There are no clear biases in regards to gender representation in
hunting and violence until recently." - Agustín Fuentes, Ignorance of Evolutionary Processes
"Violence is a symptom of
Humans were hunters and gatherers
long before they became
Ancient Cro-Magnon began
eating flesh 2.5 million years
Caleb E. Finch identified eight genes that evolved in Cro-Magnon to
manage saturated fat, cholesterol,
and against overdose of iron and
other metals that are
relatively abundant in flesh compared with plants.
Genes to digest flesh
is common Cro-Magnon heritage.
Empathetic human beings,
granted life by the Creator and
Sustainer, understand the
taking of flesh to be a necessary evil done only for sustenance.
Social Darwinism suggests predation of
the weak to be quite profitable.
harvest for profit is unsustainable.
human predators entranced by the
Wetiko revolution respond to the false
need to "contain" or "pacify" those
branded as "other."
Americans generally do not
regard themselves as arrogant, petty and ignoble.
Empirical verifiable social
scientific evidence suggests otherwise.
Yale psychology professor
Stanley Milgram had individuals apply
electric shocks in a
behavioral training experiment for incorrect answers.
were asked to turn the voltage up, even to where the dial read "danger," a
point at which the victim could be
Two-thirds of the subjects continued to follow
orders to administer shocks.
Stanford psychology professor Philip G.
Zimbardo initiated an
experiment in which participating Stanford students were designated either
as prisoners or guards, with guards told to maintain order.
had to be prematurely terminated as the guards
fulfilling their roles becoming
uncomfortably abusive toward the prisoners.
Violence on broadcast
television began approaching "epidemic proportions," surging 75% between 1998
"Media violence causes
aggressive and antisocial behavior,
desensitize viewers to future
violence and increase perceptions that they are
living in a mean and dangerous
than 8 cannot discriminate between real life and fantasy.
They quickly learn violence is an
acceptable solution to resolving complex problems, if the aggressor is the
hero." - American Academy of Pediatrics
Violence is a built-in feature
It is implicit in our
conception of ourselves as separate beings in a universe of discrete others
competing for survival.
The objectification of
life and the earth itself
enables and legitimizes
Lost in the manmade
realm of abstractions - statistics,
names of countries, figures in
accounting ledgers - we end up perpetrating violence.
Depictions of graphic
violence and diabolical
cruelty in the entertainment media have
inures us to violent images
even when they are not fictitious.
The endemic exposure to violence
in our culture desensitizes us.
Suffering is perpetuated unseen
deep within the
1993 Robert Meyrowitz* brings
extreme fighting to America with the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Robert Meyrowitz first sells extreme fighting to pay-per-view providers
through his incorporation Semaphore Entertainment Group.
Meyrowitz also brings Ozzy Osbourne into
1996 "The cumulative impact of
violence-laden imagery can lead to a "mean-world" perspective, in which viewers
have an unrealistically dark view of
- The Christian Science Monitor, November 18, 1996
1997 "People are
concerned about this race to the bottom. They wonder if there even is a bottom.
I do, too." - FCC, Michael J.
want to relate to something.
American kids want something edgy.
American kids are looking
for identity, something that makes them feel tough." - Jeff Clark,
president North County Fight Club 01/07
"Violence is like the
nicotine in cigarettes.
Media has to pump ever more
violence into us as we've built up a tolerance.
In order to get the same high, we need
The television industry has
captured market share
through an addictive and toxic
ingredient." - Lt. Col. David Grossman
"For the last three decades,
the one predominant finding in research on the corporate media is that exposure
to media portrayals of violence increases aggressive behavior in
children." - American Psychiatric
out of these troubled times - a "new world order" - can emerge
George Walker Bush
"One of the
most noble things you can do is
kill the enemy." - Major Douglas Zembiec, killed May 10, 2007 while conducting
a raid in Baghdad
War is a turning away
from the sanctity and preservation of
fosters alienation which inevitably leads to
The essence of war
is death, necrophilia,
pure blood lust.
War hogs hide their necrophilia
behind silver tongued
escalates into violence if demands remain unmet.
delivered incendiary messages at Dresden,
911 facilitated incendiary messages in
"Thucydides wrote of Athens' expanding empire and how this
empire led it to become a tyrant abroad and then a tyrant at home.
tyranny Athens imposed on others, Athens finally imposed on itself and then
Athens died." - Chris Hedges
"This sense of religious mission,
this belief that since the US has been blessed with prosperity and democracy, we
have, not just the right, but perhaps even the
God-given obligation to go
to other countries and share the benefits of all we have,
particularly to countries that may
not even be advanced enough to realize how much they want our political
system." - Stephen Kinzer
"War is something so monstrous that it
befits wild beasts rather than men.
There is no lack of learned
sycophants to put the name of zeal, piety, and
valor to this manifest
insanity." - Desiderius Erasmus
Benevolent hegemony presumes the hegemon
is not only well intentioned but competent as well." -
One day an Iraqi will tell the story
of the invasion and occupation of Iraq
Massacre is defined as
the wholesale slaughter of one group of people by an opposing group of
1215 Waldensian teachings come into
conflict with the Catholic Church and the Waldensians are declared heretical.
1487 Pope Innocent VIII issues a package leaflet
for the extermination of the Waldensians.
1541 The Parlement of Provence issued the "Arrêt de
After a series of appeals Francis I of France orders the Waldensians of the
village of Mérindol to be punished for dissident religious
In April, Maynier raised an army of Provençal troops,
who were joined by forces from the Papal Comtat Venaissin against the
Waldensians of Mérindol and Cabrières.
The leaders were
Jean Maynier d'Oppède, First President of the Parlement of
Provence, and Antoine Escalin des Aimars, returning from the Italian Wars
with 2,000 veterans, the Bandes de Piémont.
In total, they
destroyed between 22 and 28 villages.
Hundreds of men were
impressed into forced labour
in the French galleys.
1650 The New Council of
Propagation of the Faith and the Extermination of Heresy (Concilium Novum
de Propaganda Fide et Extirpandis Haereticis), an institution of the Roman
Catholic Church that regularly convened in the palace of the Archbishop of
Turin exerts constant pressure to exterminate the Waldensians.
of 15 May 1650 abrogates Waldensian religious privileges.
Edict of 25 January 1655 is an expulsion order.
"That every head
of a family, with the individuals of that family, of the reformed religion, of
what rank, degree, or condition soever, none excepted inhabiting and possessing
estates in Lucerne, St. Giovanni, Bibiana, Campiglione, St. Secondo,
Lucernetta, La Torre, Fenile, and Bricherassio, should, within three days after
the publication thereof, withdraw and depart, and be withdrawn out of the said
places, and translated into the places and limits tolerated by his highness
during his pleasure; particularly Bobbio, Angrogne, Vilario, Rorata, and the
county of Bonetti. And all this to be done on pain of death, and confiscation
of house and goods, unless within the limited time they turned Roman
The Piedmontese Easter is a series of massacres on
Waldensians by Savoyard troops in the Duchy of Savoy.
l838 General Winfield Scott arrived at Calhoun, Tennessee in
command of 7,000 soldiers to forcible remove l6,000 Cherokee to the
25 stockades were established in North Carolina, Tennessee,
Georgia and Alabama to be used as "holding pens" for the Cherokee until they
could be marched to Rattlesnake Springs.
From there, they would begin
the forced march under armed escort known as the Trail of Tears.
farmed a small hillside plot and hunted to provide for his
Tsalis brother-in-law came to Tsalis cabin: General
Winfield Scott said all Cherokee people must begin the long march west before
the next new moon.
Soldiers arrived at Tsalis cabin and told him
that he and his family must go to the stockade at Bushnell, down the Little
Tennessee River from Tsalis cabin
Second Lieutenant Andrew Jackson
Smith, accompanied by three soldiers, march five men, seven women and some
Four United States military personal, carrying rifles, one on
horseback were overcome with only Second Lieutenant Andrew Jackson Smith
General Scott gave orders to Colonel William S. Foster to
hunt down and shoot the "murderers."
Chief Drowning Bear and Will Thomas
Thomas was the white adopted son of Chief Drowning Bear of
Colonel Foster entered the upper Little Tennessee country
with nine companies of the US Fourth Infantry but fail to find
Thomas convinced the Quallatown Cherokee if they would help catch
Tsali and the other "murderers," they would be allowed to stay in North
Oconaluftee Cherokee provide a total force of about sixty
Soon the Oconaluftee turn over to Tsalis oldest son,
Nantayalee Jake, and Tsalis brother-in-law, Nantayalee George, whom
Foster claimed were the "principal actors in the
Tsalis wife and the wife of Nantayalee George and
her small daughter had also been brought in by the Oconaluftee Cherokee.
The adult males are executed by a six man the Oconaluftee firing squad.
At noon on the next day, Tsali is tied to a tree and shot.
Opelousas: 300 Blacks killed over Right to Vote
July 29, 1910
Convenient Amnesia in Texas
Rangers Killed Hundreds of Latinos
Texas Rangers Killed Hundreds of Hispanic
September 30, 1919
June 1, 1921
"While working at the Israel State Archives in Jerusalem, I came across
highly classified material from Israels 1982 War in Lebanon that had just
been opened to researchers.
This access was in line with the
thirty-year rule of declassification governing the release of documents in
Sifting through Foreign Ministry files, I stumbled upon
the minutes of a September 17 meeting between Israeli and American officials
that took place in the midst of the Sabra and Shatila
The startling verbatim exchange between
Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon
and US diplomat Morris Draper demonstrated how the slaughter of civilians in
the Palestinian refugee camps of south Beirut was prolonged.
Time for libel over its coverage of his role in the massacre.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore obtained classified material from
the appendix of the official Israeli report into the massacre, known as the
Between 16 and 18 September
1982, while the camps were under the guard of the Israeli Defence Force,
Palestinian refugees were massacred by Christian Lebanese Phalangists
(Ḥizb al-Katā'ib al-Lubnānīya).
The al-Kata'ib party,
formed in 1936 as a Maronite paramilitary youth organization by Pierre Gemayel,
modeled the party after Falange
Española de las Juntas de Ofensiva Nacional Sindicalista &
No Gun Ri In the
early days of the Korean War,
groups of refugees fleeing a
North Korean advance
attempted to cross American lines despite warning shots.
Up to 400
refuges, mostly women and children, were shot in one incident.
soldiers suspected the group was biowarfare contaminated.
30 survivors from
South Korea and
relatives of victims file a
lawsuit that describes a three-day period of killing, claiming American
planes strafed hundreds of refugees fleeing
North Korean troops, leaving 100
The survivors fled under the bridge, where they were pinned
by American troops who shoot and kill almost all the refugees.
April 2007 A document found in the National
Archives notes that the army had a policy of shooting approaching
A memo, dated July 25, 1950, from the United States Fifth
Air Force regarding "Policy on Strafing Civilian Targets", written by
USAF Colonel Turner C. Rogers recalls that, "the army has requested that we
strafe all civilian refugee parties that are noted approaching our positions,"
and that, "to date, we have complied with the army request in this
The soldiers found no
insurgents in the
village of My Lai on the
morning of March 16,
One platoon led by Lt.
William Calley, killed hundreds of civilians - primarily old men, women,
children, and babies.
Some were tortured or raped.
herded into a ditch and executed with automatic firearms.
Survivors of the My Lai
massacre, are "accidently" slaughtered by "friendly" airstrikes and artillery
Vietnam War Crimes Working
The archives of the Vietnam
War Crimes Working Group, made up of staff members assigned to General
William C. Westmoreland, filed at the National Archives in College Park,
Maryland substantiated 300 atrocities which included:
from 1967 through 1971 in which at least 137 civilians died; seventy-eight
other attacks on noncombatants in which at least 57 were killed, 56 wounded and
15 sexually assaulted;
one hundred forty-one instances in which
American soldiers tortured civilian detainees or
prisoners of war with fists,
sticks, bats, water or electric shock.
Members of a reconnaissance
platoon swept through the Que Son Valley, burning homes, slaughtering animals
and killing civilians.
Members of the platoon killed:
unarmed boy standing outside a cluster of huts;
three women and three
children in a hut;
executed an elderly woman and a baby;
a woman and a young girl and then executed civilian detainees.
The unit reported the victims as enemy
killed in action.
On the same day as the massacre at My Lai,
American soldiers from the same division killed an undetermined number of women
and children in neighboring My Khe.
American soldiers tossed grenades
into shelters and shot women, and children as they ran for cover or tried to
Over the next three days, members of the
unit burned three hamlets to the
ground and tortured detainees with electric shocks.
The unit reported
39 enemy combatants killed but recovered no weapons and suffered no casualties.
An American helicopter "hunter-killer"
team attacked a village in Cambodia with rockets and machine gun fire,
killing eight civilians, including two children, and wounding 15.
the attack, an American captain landed with a platoon of South Vietnamese
No enemy weapons or
other war materiel were found.
The troops provided no medical
treatment to the wounded.
The American captain returned to the aircraft
with a motorcycle and the Vietnamese troops made off with large quantities of
civilian property, including tobacco, poultry, and radios.
The documents, archives of the Vietnam War Crimes
Working Group have now been reclassified "secret" and removed
from the public
US Bombed Cambodia Secretly After Invasion in
"Haditha holds a mirror up not just to American
troops in the field but to our whole society. Witness' to the
slaying of Iraqi civilians by American Marines in the village of Haditha say
the American Marines shot men, women and children at close range in retaliation
for the death of a Marine in a roadside bombing.
Not just to the liars in
government but to those that believe them too easily.
It is past time
for Americans to summon the civil courage to face what is being done in their
name and refuse to be accomplices." - Daniel Ellsberg
Aws Fahmi, a Haditha
resident watched and
American Marines went from
house to house killing members of three families.
Aws Fahmi heard
Younis Salim Khafif plead in English for his life and the lives of his family
"I heard Younis speaking to the American Marines, saying: 'I am friend. I am good,' they
killed him, his wife and daughters."- Aws Fahmi
The girls killed inside
Younis Salim Khafif's house are ages
14, 10, 5, 3 and 1.
Abdul Hamid Hassan Ali, 76; Khamisa Tuma Ali, 66
(wife); Iman, 8; Abdul Rahman, 5; Abdullah, 4; were killed in the house next
Khafif, 43; Aeda Yasin Ahmed, 41; a son, 8 and five young
daughters and an infant were killed in the third house.
Only 13-year-old Safa Younis lived - saved by her
mother's blood spilling onto her
making her look dead.
One marine claimed that in a pistol fire fight
while unloading his pistol he shot three Iraqs in the head. (Trained by Clint
"Democracy assassinated the
family that was here" - graffiti seen later
airstrikes, dropping 500 lb bombs on more than one house to cover up the
"In addition to the American Marines' individual actions,
"jets dropped 500 lb bombs". The buck for the "total breakdown in morality and
leadership" doesn't stop with a single unit of stressed out,
third tour of duty American Marines. It
stops at the very top, with George Walker Bush." - Jess Winfield
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