Tag: lessons

On Dehumanization and Idolization

Doing APUSH notes got me thinking a lot about dehumanization. We do it so often in the course of history, and it’s a large reason why people commit genocides, racist acts, and other atrocities. The more I thought about dehumanization, the more I realized that I do it on an opposite extreme in the form of idolization. My idealistic tendencies…