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  • “We Israelis resemble our Arab enemies in more ways than we care to know,” writes Avner Falk, an Israeli psychologist, in a book titled Fratricide in the Holy Land.

    Bloodlust

  • “We Israelis resemble our Arab enemies in more ways than we care to know,” writes Avner Falk, an Israeli psychologist, in a book titled Fratricide in the Holy Land.

    Bloodlust

  • Ramón Berenger II, called the Fratricide, because he was believed to have put his brother to death, was vanquished in an ordeal by combat, and journeyed to the Holy Land in penance for his crime.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • Fratricide informs the founding texts of Western culture.

    Bloodlust

  • Fratricide does not arise from a lack of understanding.

    Bloodlust

  • Fratricide is uncommon among U.S. troops in Afghanistan, and nonfatal friendly fire incidents are usually punished with reprimands or other minor penalties.

    Tank Chief Is Charged in Death Of Marine

  • Kass, “Farmers, Founders, and Fratricide: The Story of Cain and Abel,” First Things 62 April 1996: 19–26.

    Bloodlust

  • Fratricide defined both crimes, but they differed in that one murder represented a split between the City of God and the city of men, and the other represented a fissure within the city of men.

    Bloodlust

  • An account of early Christian anti-Judaism bears the title Faith and Fratricide.

    Bloodlust

  • Fratricide and enemy brothers appear in writings of the ancient Greeks as well.

    Bloodlust

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