Technology, Torture, Voices in the Head ...
"Early perpetrators become a scientific and moral elite and form a spiritual engine of biological necessity."
The smaller genocide develops the
technology , personnel (medical units), and institutional structure
(killing centers) for the large genocidal act. But the prior event does
more: it provides a shared sense, notably among the elite, that it can
be done, that one can move from relatively amorphous imagery of
victimization and triage for the act of total murder; and that it seems
to work - a problem is solved.
There is a sense of achievement, a movement towards health."...
..." The rest of the population is not deemed ready for full knowledge; there is an ambivalence between secrecy tinged with shame and pride of achievement as the genocidal radius moves outward into an increasingly enveloping system of order and policy, of bureaucratic and technological arrangement. "
The Psychology of Genocide
Full video at C-Span : Voices, voices , voices ....