Blood Revenge Ch. 8-12

Blood Revenge Ch. 8-12 - 11am Discussion Blood Revenge...

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11am Discussion Blood Revenge Chapter 8 Interesting how Boehm notes that “very few feuds began through the ultimate types of insult The think before you act theme is big in this chapter because Montenegrins have to decide what kinds of risks they wish to take in offering an insult There are 5 decision points on what eventually leads to a killing o Where the 5 th is the responsibility of the court of good men In thee rules, each killing will be announced so that both sides know the exact score There are an unbelievably large number of rules and even with these rules, it seems as if a good amount of people are still killed Many tribesmen’s solution is to keep violence level down to tolerable limits that that total warfare between clans within a tribe or between neighboring tribes would not erupt frequently or for any length of time Chapter 9 How does the actual law of Montenegro rather than the feuding rules play into the whole feuding element? Men could tender mercy to their enemies in certain contexts and thus enhance
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