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In my anger over an outrage I've suffered, I will sometimes single out some person or group to blame. (Note: Scapegoating often involves discriminating by unfairly blaming others for some (real or imagined) offense. It happens at all levels: from sport fans blaming a particular player for their team's loss, to parents targeting an unwanted child, to prejudiced individuals targeting someone whose looks, race, or sexual orientation they don't like, to organized groups committing hate crimes, to nation states targeting whole populations for genocide.)

Alternate Concise Characterization with Wikipedia Entries:

often acts out of  prejudice

often practices discrimination

often feels hatred

comfortable with dehumanization of others

summary Wikipedia article: Scapegoating 

Numerical Characterization with TFJD code: 1311

Numerical Characterization with Emotional Volatility VI index: 81

Related Words, Beliefs, Background -- 47 entries                Songs!              Discussion from The Worldview Literacy Book

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White Supremacy (from online encyclopedia)
Anti-Semitism (from online encyclopedia)
Genocide (from online encyclopedia)
Witch Hunt (from online encyclopedia)
Hotel Rwanda (highly acclaimed film explores genocide, political corruption, and the repercussions of violence / blaming Tutsis, from online encyclopedia)
Anti-LGBT Rhetoric (from online encyclopedia)
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"How the Political Winds Shift in An Ugly Direction: Scapegoating: Building Hate Starts with Dehumanizing and Distortion—An Example"  by S. P. Cook

"Defining the Problem: The Internet as a Tool for Hate"  (12 page post on Partners Against Hate website) 
Daily Stormer (neo-Nazi, anti-Semitic, "the leading extremist website in the country") (website "Exposing Communists in US Govt")
Aryan Nations (website preaching "they must be exterminated"}
Pan Aryan National Front 
Poisoning the Web: Hatred Online (from Law Enforcement Agency Resource Network)
A Policy Maker's Guide to Hate Crimes (U.S. Dept. of Justice publication online)
Scapegoat Theory
Links: Scapegoating
Scapegoating Research & Remedies (from The Scapegoat Society)
Scapegoat    (from
Scapegoating -- from Political Research Associates
Scapegoating Groups (an essay)
Scapegoating and Psychodynamics
Scapegoating of Youth (from the National Youth Rights Organization)
Disliking Others Without Valid Reasons: Prejudice
"The Making of an American Nazi" by Luke O’Brien (article in Dec 2017 The Atlantic)
The Year in Hate and Extremism by Mark Potok  (Southern Poverty Law Center Feb 15 2017 report)
The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker by Katherine J. Cramer (more on this 2016 book at Amazon)
Wheaton professor’s suspension is about anti-Muslim bigotry, not theology By Miroslav Volf  (opinion piece Washington Post  Dec 17 2015)
"Classifying Acts of Evil--Naming the Unspeakable"  (article from The Economist April 18 2015)
"The Gay Divide: Victories for Gay Rights Provoke Backlash Elsewhere" (article from The Economist Oct 11 2014)

"Jewish leaders fear online surge of Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' fuels new wave of hate" by Joshua Miller (Jan 16 2014 story on Fox News)

Hate Mail: Anti-Semitism on Picture Postcards by Salo Aizenberg (more on this 2013 book)

The Scapegoat Generation: America's War on Adolescents by Mike A. Males (more on this 1996 book)

Task Force for International Co-operation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance, and Research
FBI Hate Crimes Report (CNN news story, Nov 23 2009)
"Neo-Nazis in North Dakota: A Racist Mob of Two" (article from The Economist December 21 2013)
"New York Police Arrest Woman for Subway 'Hate Crime' Killing"  (Dec 29 2012 BBC News item)
Hate and Extremism (as reported and monitored by the Southern Poverty Law Center)
Against Violent Extremism ("to identify and apply common solutions to the problem of violent extremism")
UU Minister on Curses and Scapegoats (Sep 2011 article by Unitarian Universalist minister Michelle Bates Deakin)
"The Dangers of Demonology"  (article on hatred of bankers in the Jan 7 2012 issue of The Economist)
A Lethal Obsession: Anti-Semitism by Robert Wisrich (Washington Post review of this 2010 book)
Ararat (July 2002 New York Times review of movie about Armenian genocide)
"Chinese Immigration and the Chinese Exclusion Acts--1866-1898" (article on US State Dept. History website)
quotes embracing anti-semitism
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