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"By current theory genocide or genosorption strongly favoring the aggressor need take place only once every few generations to direct evolution." --E. O. Wilson in the 2000 edition of Sociobiology: The New Synthesis

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Genocide is the deliberate and systematic extermination of an ethnic or national group.


Polish lawyer Raphael Lemkin coined the term genocide in his 1944 book Axis Rule in Occupied Europe combining the Greek word γένος ("race, people") with the Latin suffix -caedo ("act of killing").

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