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Unformatted text preview: was made into a native identity and Tutsi into a settler identity, and to understand how violence is the key to sustaining the relationship between them.7 It is not merely the settler's or perpetrator's worldview we need to break out of, but that of the victim as well, for they stand or fall together. Politicized Identity K – Alternative Solvency We should affirm mere existence – identity affirmation produces violence Enns 7 (Diane, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy and Peace Studies, McMaster University, “Political Life Before Identity”, Theory & Event 10:1, Project Muse, og) Giorgio Agamben's work is increasingly invoked in the task of articulating a politics and ethics of "whatever singularity" or bare life, concepts that have sparked a flurry of attention, especially on the part of those concerned with what these terms imply for political resistance. Drawing out the practical implications of what are often highly abstract formulations is proving to be a challenge.3 I will attempt to meet this challenge by bringing Arendt and Aga...
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