From the Albigensian Crusade to the wartime incarceration of the Japanese Americans, we see how idealists use language and metaphor to justify the dehumanization of groups they have defined into dissent.
Demons by Definition
Social Idealism, Religious Nationalism, and the Demonizing of Dissent
BERKELEY INSIGHTS INLINGUISTICS AND SENIOTICS (35)
by David K. O’Rourke
Peter Lang Publishing