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From Homines Sacri to Homo Sacer: Punishing the Immanent Sinister Inside

By Subhendra Bhowmick
While this is more reasonable on the part of the lion-king, the subject animals would do better if they revolt. But what if they are themselves somehow obliged to offer this tribute? Often death penalty draws justifications through some kind of immanent ‘guilt’-consciousness of the people, when taken one at a time.

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