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11-22-2012, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Stylizer1 View Post
very good video.
Stannard is a courageous thinker who has endured a great deal of harsh criticism for espousing theories that run counter to prevailing attitudes regarding the exact definition of genocide, and its application to various "liquidations" of ethnic groups throughout history. In that video he touches on the ideas of Raphael Lemkin who in none other than the man who defined the concept of genocide itself. Lemkin was in the process of writing his magnum opus on genocide when he died, and his notes indicate that European destruction of North and South American tribes was to figure prominently in that work.

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