Pinterest Philip Gourevitch. Photograph: Murdo MacLeod for the Guardian He gives full form to the small cadre of people who directed the killing, their use of radios, their reliance on poorly armed villagers, and the role France played in backing the genocidal regime. But the book should not be treated simply as a primer on Africa; nor should Gourevitch be criticised or revered simply as a policy analyst as he has been in countless university courses on human rights or intervention. Gourevitch insists on the exact features of the individual experience, and evokes a million stories by following a dozen.
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And I know what they mean. But seriously, you should read this book anyway. But that suggests an indifference to principle and He says: "against those who preferred violence to reason, Kagame was ready to fight. I mean, golly. For some reason, reading that makes my heart race with excitement. He says, "With the lines so drawn, the war about the genocide was truly a postmodern war: a battle between those who believed that because the realities we inhabit are constructs of our imaginations, they are all equally true or false, valid or invalid, just or unjust, and those who believed that constructs of reality can -- in fact, must -- be judged as right or wrong, good or bad.
Gourevitch shows us, in this book, how denying objective reality can be a matter of life or death or, at the very least, justice or injustice. I have more to say about the book, like how I learned from it that that crazy person who crazy people on street corners across America give out weird political tracts about, Lyndon LaRouche, spread information that the Tutsis committed genocide against the Hutus, not the other way around, and they did it with help from British royalty or some such thing.
Ahhh, you know, I always assumed that LaRouche guy was insane because his followers tend to have those crazy eyes, but thanks, this confirms it. And I have more to talk about than that. Lots more. Hey, you should read the book, and then we can talk about it, ok?
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