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1) The Wellsprings of Horror in the Cradle: Alice Miller, a 1986 recipient of the Janusz
Korczak Literary Award by the Anti-Defamation League, has sought to
answers to the tragedy of terrorism and the people who perpetrate it.
believes, "On the basis of the research I have done into the childhood
histories of the most ruthless dictators, like Hitler, Stalin, Mao or
Ceaucescu, terrorism in general and the recent horrifying attacks on
United States are a macabre but precise demonstration of what happens
millions and millions of children the world over in the name of good
parenting." She adds that "nobody comes to the world with the wish to
destroy. Every newborn, independently from the culture, religion or
origins needs to love, be loved, protected, and respected. This is his
biological design. If he is maltreated by the cruel upbringing he will
develop the very strong wish to take revenge. He will be driven to
others or himself but only by his history and never by inborn genes.
suppression and subsequent denial of early rage that often ends up in
with an endless number of ideologies." Miller resides in Switzerland
hosts a website www.alice-miller.com where her readers can share their
experiences with others.