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Demonization is the characterization of individuals, groups, or political bodies as evil for purposes of unifying support, generally in the cause of warfare; facilitating greater ease for killing or destroying the demonized people.

Demonizing a group or culture generally involves a suspension of the normal considerations humane behaviour and human respect.

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of Arabs and Muslims

  • Radical Islamist resistance

of Jews

  • Jews of Europe

of Asians

  • Viet Cong

of Christians

  • Infidels

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