Who would destroy the world? Omnicidal agents and related phenomena

  title={Who would destroy the world? Omnicidal agents and related phenomena},
  author={Phil Torres},
  journal={Aggression and Violent Behavior},
  • Phil Torres
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science
  • Aggression and Violent Behavior
Abstract The capacity for small groups and even single individuals to wreak unprecedented havoc on civilization is growing as a result of dual-use emerging technologies. This means that scholars should be increasingly concerned about individuals who express omnicidal, mass genocidal, anti-civilizational, or apocalyptic beliefs/desires. The present article offers a comprehensive and systematic survey of actual individuals who have harbored a death wish for humanity or destruction wish for… Expand
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