Demonization

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Demonization is the characterization of individuals, groups, or political bodies as evil for purposes of justifying and making plausible an attack, whether in the form of character assassination, legal action, circumscribing of political liberties, or warfare. The purpose is to facilitate greater ease for killing or destroying the demonized people.

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

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