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Psychologists-Sociologists involved in the promotion of the notions of populism had better start reflecting why it is they have invented-participated in the creation of a deviance categorisation - for what inevitably follows?

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Psychologists-Sociologists involved in the promotion of the notions of populism had better start reflecting why it is they have invented-participated in the creation of a deviance categorisation - for what inevitably follows?

"Those who are most effective in claiming the moral high ground have been able to rally their people, dehumanise the target and take what they want."

The Master Strategist, Ketan J. Patel, 2005

"ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A lone gunman who was said to be distraught over President Trump’s election opened fire on members of the Republican congressional baseball team at a practice field in this Washington suburb on Wednesday, using a rifle to shower the field with bullets that struck four people, including Steve Scalise, the majority whip of the House of Representatives."
Steve Scalise Among 4 Shot at Baseball Field; Suspect Is Dead, NYT, By MICHAEL D. SHEAR, ADAM GOLDMAN and EMILY COCHRANE, JUNE 14, 2017'

"Leading French conservative politician Natha…

National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) & Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) "The time has come for us to be honest with ourselves and indeed each other." Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenya's president, 2015

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Why the Middle East’s Christians Are Under Attack, NYT, Mustafa Akyol MAY 26, 2017

"Individuals neurobiology emerges from early experience to shape long-term well-being and moral orientations." Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality, Darcia Narvaez, 2014
"In the alert, the State Department cited recent incidents in France, Russia, Sweden and the United Kingdom and said Islamic State and al Qaeda "have the ability to plan and execute terrorist attacks in Europe."
U.S. issues travel alert for Europe, citing threat of terrorist attacks. Reuters, May 2, 2017

France Doesn't Know What to Do With the 17000 People It Labels Potential Terrorists, The Intercept, Dorothée Thiénot, May 6 2017

"The outgoing governor of Jakarta has been sentenced to two years in prison for blasphemy and inciting violence.

Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, was the first ethnic Chinese Christian to run Indonesia's capital, and the case was seen as a test of the country…