Violence-Customs and the Normativity of Political Withdrawal

I have discussed violence-narratives in a variety of settings, from posts at Trek Ethicist to inlaid through my initial essay for this project “Labors of Freedom: God and Overcoming Violence-Societies.” … Read More

Choice, Discourse, and Presence Against the “Inevitability” of Violence

To continue on the theme of violence of identity formation and socio-ontological denominationalism or, groups within projecting groups, Amartya Sen makes a very finite distinction on choice that I would … Read More

Identity Formation, Religious “Choice,” and (Re)acting Violence

In The Curse of Cain: The Violent Legacy of Monotheism (1997), Regina M. Schwartz draws a deciphering line that connects the violence of cultural and systemic identity formation and what … Read More