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Over 250 Million Died from Democide in the 20th Century: Time to Ban Government?

Democide - the murder of people by government (not including military deaths resulting from war) - was the leading cause of non-natural death in the 20th Century. As a concerned citizen, I demand action be taken to prevent future occurrences.

http://www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/VIS.TEARS.ALL.AROUND.GIF

Democide - The murder of any person or people by a government, including (genocide) the killing of people by a government because of their indelible group membership (race, ethnicity, religion, language), (politicide) the murder of any person or people by a government because of their politics or for political purposes, or (mass murder) the indiscriminate killing of any person or people by a government.

http://www.hawaii.edu/powerkills/DBG.CHAP2.HTM




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Wow.

Good post.
Thx dw.

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sharkhearted's picture

I thought democide meant...

...killing democrats?

Just kidding.

In all seriousness...this is an ASTOUNDING statistic.

I wonder, when you add all the casualties to all of the unjust wars in the 20th century (which would be most of them)...how high this figure would go!

~Chris
Norfolk, VA

Time to INVESTIGATE the investigators of 9/11. PROSECUTE the prosecutors. EXPOSE the cover-up.

The guns did it, not the

The guns did it, not the government!

All wars are caused by guns, not governments!

Soldiers didn't kill terrorists, the guns did.

If guns and weapons didn't exist, there would be no war.

All the bad guys would just fly away.

(With my tongue firmly in cheek...)

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.

Ha. Funny.

Remember Alexander, Arsames, Caesar, Sulla, Marius, the Scipios, Hannibal, Pompey, or Clovis to name a few? And let's not forget Genghis Kahn who alone was responsible for the deaths of tens of millions by mostly arrows and axe beheadings.

In the battle of Cannae (second Punic war) alone Hannibal's army killed 50-70 thousand Romans with swords, knives, spears, trajectories, and tramplings.

The use of gun powder was not recorded by Europeans until the late 13th century. Firearms were not seen until the late 15th century with the Ottoman's infantry.

Lil' military history for anyone who who may give a hoot. Most don't. It fascinates me.

Bump against democide.

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