books, films and in television shows. Zombie fiction is now a sizeable sub-genre of horror, usuallydescribing a breakdown of civilization occurring when most of the population become flesh-eatingzombies – a zombie apocalypse.
The monsters are usually hungry for human flesh, often
Sometimes they are victims of a fictional pandemicillness causing the dead to reanimate or the living
to behave this way, but often no cause is given in the story.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/End_time While some who believe in the literal interpretation of the Bible insist that the prediction of dates or times is futile, some other writers believe that Jesus foretold of signs which would indicate that the"end of days" was near. Some of these signs include earthquakes, natural disasters, civil problems,"wars and rumors of wars," and other catastrophes. Of the precise time, however, it will come like a"thief in the night" (1 Thess. 5:2).Genocide is the deliberate and systematic destruction, in whole or in part, of an ethnic, racial, religious,or national group.While a precise definition varies among genocide scholars, a legal definition is found in the 1948United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide(CPPCG). Article 2 of this convention defines genocide as "any of the following acts committed withintent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group,as such: killing members of the group; causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life, calculated to bring about its physical destructionin whole or in part; imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; [and] forciblytransferring children of the group to another group."Because of the influence of Joseph Stalin,
this definition of genocide under international law
does not include politicalgroups.
Another criticism of the CPPCG is that when its provisions have been invoked by the United NationsSecurity Council, they have only been invoked to punish those who have already committed genocideand
been foolish enough to leave a paper trail.
It was this criticism that led to the adoption of UN Security Council Resolution 1674 by the United Nations Security Council on 28 April 2006 commits the Council to action to protect civilians inarmed conflict and to protect populations from genocide, war crimes, ethnic cleansing and crimesagainst humanity.Genocide scholars such as Gregory Stanton have postulated that conditions and acts that often occur before, during, and after genocide— such as dehumanization of victim groups, strong organization of genocidal groups, and denial of genocide by its perpetrators— can be identified and