Denuncia apasionada de la locura que incita a los hombres a matarse entre sí en el nombre de una etnia, lengua o religión, ¿Identidades asesinas¿ es, a la vez. Identidades asesinas. Front Cover. Amin Maalouf. Alianza, – Literary Criticism – pages Title, Identidades asesinas. Biblioteca de autor Amin Maalouf. Identidades asesinas (El Libro De Bolsillo – Bibliotecas De Autor – Biblioteca Maalouf) | Amin Maalouf, Fernando Villaverde Landa | ISBN:
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It is a universally valid account of the diffe I return to this essay almost every year! I get bored several pages in; I just can’t take the neverending ideology and indignant declarations. No trivia or quizzes yet. Learn more about Amazon Prime.
Identidades asesinas by Amin Maalouf
View all 16 comments. Naturally, hatred is only called hatred when we see it in others; the hatred which is in ourselves bears a thousand different names. In the current context of globalization, the term universality can be dangerously confused with uniformity triggering determinism, resignation or victimhood in individuals whose feelings of alienation and marginalization fester in their distorted image of a multifarious reality. When you look at the world as it is today, and all the controversy over Islam and the Middle East conflicts, it’s hard to understand where it all came from, and this book breaks it down, and theorizes that it all has to do with the question of one’s identity used as a weapon against those who are different and perceived to be a threat.
Straddling the East and the West, the author of this slim but substantial essay published in ponders the pieces that compound the puzzle of identity and rebels against the madness that incites mankind to kill each other in the name of nation, language or ideentidades. And inMaalouf’s reflections on the link between identity, violence, and the desperate need to define belonging by exclusive participation in a specific group seem more urgently needed than ever.
Even when they aren’t! The central idea of Maalouf’s essay revolves around identity not coming from a single wellspring but from multiple ones that bear the personal circumstances and unrepeatable historical contexts that shape each one of us into a unique and unparalleled individual.
Identidades asesinas / Killer Identities
Would I exist more authentically if I cut off a part of myself? Growing Up Among Worlds or simply interested in the complex identities of all human beings, this is a rewarding read. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Taking as a starting point his personal experience and focusing on the islamic conflict, Maalouf identidadea up the murky waters of the elusive concept of individuality, the inborn sense of belonging, the instict for self-preservation, the aversion to change and the human iventidades to assert one’s beliefs in terms of unrelenting negation of others.
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In an interview Maalouf has said that his role as a writer is to create “positive myths”. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Last year, I read several excerpts of the book with year-old students, worrying that they would have a hard time distinguishing between personal and community identity, but the reaction was stunning: Asdsinas fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Books by Amin Maalouf. One needs to pay respect to all the paths that converge into the process of creating one’s identity, from one’s ancestral heritage to religious or political views and preserve this rich diversity.
English Choose a language for shopping. Want to Read saving…. But idrntidades, on the other hand, actually hooked me and drew me in and I could not agree more with everything Zsesinas has to say. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Idealistic route to follow? Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. View all 12 comments. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.
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To ask other readers questions about Identidades asesinasplease sign up. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Start reading Identidades asesinas on your Kindle in under a minute. And he generously shares his own identity struggles, making a case for a compassionate approach to the “otherness” of others as well as within yourself. I was not expecting to find this book, more than 10 years after its publication and references to events current at the timestill so unbelievably relevant and meaningful today.
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