Humiliation is the Root of All Terrorism

When terrorists engage in mass murder, they seek to reverse the dehumanization that was done to them by dehumanizing their imagined oppressors while seeking to bring about the redemption of an imaginary world in which they will become healed, become recognized, become finally included and loved as they anticipated they would be from their earliest days.

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Peter Gabel
Summarizing The Desire for Mutual Recognition

Chapter 10: Social-Spiritual Activism: Activism that Thaws the False Self and Fosters Mutuality of Presence

Drawing on the concluding passages from Chapter 9, this final chapter begins by emphasizing that the aim of a new social-spiritual activism must be to link social change with a deepening ...

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Peter Gabel