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Adj.1.sacrificeable - may be deliberately sacrificed to achieve an objective
expendable - suitable to be expended
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The pockmarked writer, as a clear outsider, is an "indifferent victim, a 'sacrificeable (sic) victim'" whose selection prevents the Order's violence from being "vented on its own members" (Violence 4).
There is no question of "expiation." Rather, society is seeking to deflect upon a relatively indifferent victim, a "sacrificeable" victim, the violence that would otherwise be vented on its own members, the people it most desires to protect.
Together, these ideas form a culture founded upon the hierarchies that scapegoating, elevating the masterful human over the sacrificeable animal, makes possible.