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  • n. Alternative spelling of dehumanization.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of degrading people with respect to their best qualities


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  • These, together, will make it possible for all components of our nation to act in unity as honest partners in the struggle to defeat the common enemy of the dehumanisation which is the offspring of poverty as well as centuries of our definition by some as a sub-human Other.

    First Raymond Mhlaba Annual Memorial Lecture delivered by the President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki

  • "In philosophy, they call it 'dehumanisation'," Ho told the Mercury News. | Lead Stories

  • Thus religion served as a defence against dehumanisation.

    Leningrad: Tragedy of a City Under Siege 1941-44 by Anna Reid – review

  • However, there my argument is that such dehumanisation of form and function, the erasure of identity in favour of narrow tasks and roles, is endemic to western, perhaps much of human civilisation.

    Matthew Yglesias » Jessica Valenti on Anti-Feminists and So-Called “Hook-up Culture”

  • The constant misgendering of Ms Browne by Mr Hopkins, Ms Abbott, the media and, most disturbing of all, by the prosecution, amounts to nothing more and nothing less than a complete dehumanisation of Ms Browne by all concerned.

    Robyn Browne trial: cis man convicted of murder

  • Those of us who work clinically with such offenders, be it in the mental health services or in the criminal justice system, know that these acts are about humiliation, dehumanisation and violation, both in the disturbed and disturbing mind of the perpetrator and produced grossly in the violated body and mind of the victim.

    Letters: Sex and violence

  • The Epistle of Philemon was used by both sides in the debate and, like the (spurious) notion that the curse of Ham was black skin (which is at odds with the begatting Ham does of most of Babylonia), is evidence only of religion being (re) interpreted for use as post facto moral justification for prejudice, the dehumanisation at the heart of it, and the abhorrent socio-political exploitations born of it.

    Bukiet on Brooklyn Books

  • But with the colour relationships between the redneck posse and Jones, the dehumanisation in the way the corpses are handled with meathooks opens up a whole new level of real-world horror.

    Racebending and Integration

  • Be that as it may, one cannot help but suspect that by such witting or unwitting dehumanisation of Afghans, the ground is being prepared for the international community to leave the country without feeling a sense of shame or betrayal for abandoning their promises of long-term solidarity with Afghans.

    General Petraeus's 'slip' speaks volumes | Nushin Arbabzadah

  • The prosecutor will also now not be confronted with the International Committee of the Red Cross's stark conclusions about this programme pdf: "This regime was clearly designed to undermine human dignity and to create a sense of futility by inducing, in many cases, severe physical and mental pain and suffering, with the aim of obtaining compliance and extracting information, resulting in exhaustion, depersonalisation and dehumanisation."

    George Bush: no escaping torture charges | Katherine Gallagher


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