dehumanization love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of dehumanizing, or the state of being dehumanized. Also spelled dehumanisation.

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  • noun The act or process of dehumanizing

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

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

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Examples

  • More dehumanization from the radical left and the obfuscating Obama!

    NARAL and NOW make demands for next justice

  • But I think that this practice of dehumanization, which is what bullying is, turning a person into an object that can be humiliated, reflects a society in which various forms of bullying are the social norm.

    Joel Shatzky: Educating for Democracy: What's Behind School Bullying?

  • But I think that this practice of dehumanization, which is what bullying is, turning a person into an object that can be humiliated, reflects a society in which various forms of bullying are the social norm.

    Joel Shatzky: Educating for Democracy: What's Behind School Bullying?

  • Arguing that Jews are somehow imperfect, and less than human, is the first step towards demonization and dehumanization, which is the first of many steps to commit violence against the Jewish People.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Ann Coulter, Christian Chauvinist:

  • Arguing that Jews are somehow imperfect, and less than human, is the first step towards demonization and dehumanization, which is the first of many steps to commit violence against the Jewish People.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Ann Coulter, Christian Chauvinist:

  • Arguing that Jews are somehow imperfect, and less than human, is the first step towards demonization and dehumanization, which is the first of many steps to commit violence against the Jewish People.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Ann Coulter, Christian Chauvinist:

  • The chief ethical problem involved in planning is that which Berdyaev has termed the dehumanization of man.

    Mises Institute Daily Articles (Full-text version)

  • It's called dehumanization for a very good reason - when you think of your opponents as being a lower form of life, something that doesn't deserve to be called human, it becomes much easier to regard those people as being of no consequence - which in turn makes it easier to regard such people as little more than livestock to be exploited and slaughtered or worse, pests to be exterminated.

    Think Progress

  • It's called dehumanization for a very good reason - when you think of your opponents as being a lower form of life, something that doesn't deserve to be called human, it becomes much easier to regard those people as being of no consequence - which in turn makes it easier to regard such people as little more than livestock to be exploited and slaughtered or worse, pests to be exterminated.

    Think Progress

  • No doubt techniques such as dehumanization helped McCain survive his period of captivity -- and they were appropriate in that context.

    Leah McElrath Renna: "That One": McCain's Use of Dehumanization as Hate-Speech

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