On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society (PDF)

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  • On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
  • Dave Grossman
  • English
  • 05 October 2019
  • 9780316040938

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FREE READ ☆ On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society S and of the societal implications of escalating violence Now Grossman has updated this classic work to include information on 21st century military conflicts recent trends in crime suicide bombings school shootings and The result is a work certain to be relevant and important for decades to come Powerfully arguedFull of arresting observations and insights New York Time. By turns fascinating and overly moralising amazing insights into how normal people can be made to commit atrocites the average soldier s reassuring reluctance to kill at least up close and personally are mixed with poor research and referencing repetition and generally uninspiring writingThroughout the book we are repeatedly told of the massive increase in violent crime throughout America but this isn t referenced When I finally tracked down one reference to crime studies in the further notes section it only talks about two statistics the FBI violent crime statistics which shows that violent crime is actually reducing and the crime surveyIt s a shame because the author is clearly a passionate man and I m very prepared to believe that violent videogames may cause an increase in violence but there s no evidence for this presented in the book despite the author repeatedly telling us that there isA fascinating book but would be much satisfying with better research or at least a clearer division between fact and the author s personal opinion 寵妻如令4 has updated this classic work to include information on 21st century military conflicts recent trends in crime suicide bombings school shootings and The result is a work certain to be relevant and important for decades to come Powerfully arguedFull of arresting observations and insights New York Time. By turns fascinating and overly moralising amazing insights into پشت پردهای انقلاب اسلامی how normal people can be made to commit atrocites the average soldier s reassuring reluctance to kill at least up close and personally are mixed with poor research and referencing repetition and generally uninspiring writingThroughout the book we are repeatedly told of the massive increase in violent crime throughout America but this isn t referenced When I finally tracked down one reference to crime studies in the further notes section it only talks about two statistics the FBI violent crime statistics which shows that violent crime is actually reducing and the crime surveyIt s a shame because the author is clearly a passionate man and I m very prepared to believe that violent videogames may cause an increase in violence but there s no evidence for this presented in the book despite the author repeatedly telling us that there isA fascinating book but would be much satisfying with better research or at least a clearer division between fact and the author s personal opinion

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FREE READ ☆ On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society The revised and updated edition of Lt Col Dave Grossman's modern classic hailed by the Washington Post as an illuminating account of how soldiers learn to kill and how they live with the experiences of having killed The good news is that most soldiers are loath to kill But armies have developed sophisticated ways of overcoming this instinctive aversion And contemporary. As a combat vet myself I can t say I learned anything new from this book as I have lived it all myself Yet I strongly suggest you all read it carefullyIt will enlighten you to a very important aspect of humanity and the survival instinct that few understand There is a price for killing and there is a very effective military machine to teach the acceptance and support of killing that is a thousand years or oldThat mind altering thousand year plus mind forming machine is set against a person who has often only been alive about 19 yearsThe machine thus almost always wins The author is not a killer himself yet he explains it all uite well as I have been there and done thatHe is a trifle naive in hiws apparent belief that man is not a natural killer and he does tend to exaggerate the truma of killing for most soldiers The reality is that the average soldier is far concerned with saving his own life than any guilt or PTSD residue of killing even a thousand of the enemy That is a natural reality that escapes him but on the whole this is definitely a must read most especially for those out of touch or expereince with death and killingYou need not have any intrest in the military at all to gain a lot of rare and valuable insights from this bookYou only neede an intrest in the human mind and the male mind itslef to get a great deal indeed out of this academic workOn the whole and even though he has never been there himself he is on the mark with this best selling work Broken Throne hailed by the Washington Post as an illuminating account of A dama do rio e o lorde das Terras Altas Cavaleiros das Terras Altas Livro 1 how soldiers learn to kill and السودان المأزق التاريخي وآفاق المستقبل how they live with the experiences of 源君物語 6 having killed The good news is that most soldiers are loath to kill But armies ከአሜን ባሻገር have developed sophisticated ways of overcoming this instinctive aversion And contemporary. As a combat vet myself I can t say I learned anything new from this book as I Manual de Direito Tributário have lived it all myself Yet I strongly suggest you all read it carefullyIt will enlighten you to a very important aspect of คู่ป่วนสืบคดีพิศวง 6 ตอน อาถรรพ์ฤดูร้อน humanity and the survival instinct that few understand There is a price for killing and there is a very effective military machine to teach the acceptance and support of killing that is a thousand years or oldThat mind altering thousand year plus mind forming machine is set against a person who Holy Sister has often only been alive about 19 yearsThe machine thus almost always wins The author is not a killer 無職転生 ~異世界行ったら本気だす~ 3 himself yet قطار النسيان روايات احلام he explains it all uite well as I مجلس اول و بحران آزادیایدئولوژی نهضت مشروطیت ایران، جلد دوم have been there and done thatHe is a trifle naive in 回復術士のやり直し 2 ~即死魔法とスキルコピーの超越ヒール~ hiws apparent belief that man is not a natural killer and تمام المنة في فقه الكتاب وصحيح السنةكتاب العبادات#1ـ he does tend to exaggerate the truma of killing for most soldiers The reality is that the average soldier is far concerned with saving Perisai GaibShalawat Zikir Doa doa Hizib dan Amalan his own life than any guilt or PTSD residue of killing even a thousand of the enemy That is a natural reality that escapes ديوان عبد الله البردوني المجلد الأول him but on the whole this is definitely a must read most especially for those out of touch or expereince with death and killingYou need not خاطرات یک جراح بزرگ آلمانی have any intrest in the military at all to gain a lot of rare and valuable insights from this bookYou only neede an intrest in the نهضت میرزا کوچک خان جنگلی و اولین جمهوری شورائی در ایران human mind and the male mind itslef to get a great deal indeed out of this academic workOn the whole and even though تاریخ اسلام(جلد ا) he عملیات کی پراسرار دنیا has never been there คุณชายพุฒิภัทร สุภาพบุรุษจุฑาเทพ #3 himself درسهایی در فلسفه ی علم الاجتماع روش تفسیر در علوم اجتماعی he is on the mark with this best selling work