Used by the neuroscientist Kathleen Taylor to describe what happens when people are not included in their tribe; the others are commonly classed as beasts or subhumans.

Can be broadened towards separating people belonging to different religions or separating believers/non-believers, friends/not-friends
Those who carried out the final solution in Nazi Germany could only have done it by otherisation of the Jews.
by aaarwin October 27, 2012