Theses on Humanitarianism and Human Rights

What follows is the rough draft of some thoughts on the topic prompted by an exciting upcoming conference at George Washington University.

The almost universal tendency is to conflate the two categories, and it is understandable that the minority and prophylactic response to this conflation has been to distinguish them for the sake of analytical clarity and historical propriety. Obviously, life is messy, and no set of distinctions is perfect, but it seems wiser to avoid conflation and to err on the side of separation.[1]
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Dieser Beitrag wurde am 03.12.2018 auf dem Portal Zeitgeschichte-online des Zentrums für Zeithistorische Forschung Potsdam veröffentlicht.
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