Power Kills

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In Power Kills, R. J. Rummel argues that the more power a government has, the more it tends to kill its own citizens and make war on other countries. Conversely, the less power a government has over its citizens, the less it tends to kill them or to launch wars of aggression.

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  • Power Kills: Democracy as a Method of Nonviolence by R.J. Rummel (New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Books, 1997); 246 pages

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