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Pacifism as Pathology: Reflections on the Role of Armed Struggle in North America
By Ward Churchill (2007 AK Press)
Pacifism as Pathology is a collection of essays centered around Ward Churchill’s original 1985 essay “Pacifism as Pathology: Notes on an American Pseudopraxis.” The premise of the essay is that the militant nonviolent stance assumed by the US progressive movement is based on irrational psychological reasons rather than strategic reasons or moral principle.
LEFT: Jewish resistance fighters. Their brave desperate action, under the worst of circumstances, still inflicted significant losses on the Germans. What would have been the result of a generalized policy of all-out resistance, from the start of the Nazi onslaught across Europe?