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    • richard cook
    • 26.08.07 | 16:02 (IDT)

    just as the value of a people is something more then total value of its members, the crime of genocide is a greater crime than the murder of an equivalent number of unrelated individuals. If all people were no more than self intereted in their motives then you would be right. But surely we exist as parts of social groups, and it is the murder of a social group that constitutes the special crime of genocide.

    from the article: Peres to Turks: Our stance on Armenian issue hasn't changed
    First published 00:00 26.08.07 | Last updated 00:00 26.08.07
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