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Pacifism as Pathology by Ward Churchill
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Apr 25, 2012

it was ok

Yikes. Some of his arguments make me cringe, like his opening arguments about the "pacifist" role the Jews played during the Nazi Holocaust. I'd like to tell Ward to fuck right off there, to be perfectly honest. The rest of the book has better & more succinct points to make, although I would agree with some of the other reviewers that he does seem to make sweeping generalizations & characterize people that disagree with him or have contrary views as unbalanced & not worth listening to. I guess I would say that his voice is annoying as hell, he makes some good points, & he makes some disgusting ones too. I like the name of the book, it's pretty much how I feel about most pacifism, but he doesn't seem to be able to step outside of himself enough to see how narrow his views are at times.

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