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

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The twentieth century, with its bloody world wars, revolutions, and genocides accounting for hundreds of millions dead, would seem to prove that human beings are incredibly vicious predators and that killing is as natural as eating. But Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman, a psychologist and U.S. Army Ranger, demonstrates this is not the case. The good news, according to Grossman - drawing on dozens of interviews, first-person reports, and historic studies of combat, ranging from Frederick the Great's battles in the eighteenth ...

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On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
2010, Findaway World

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On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
2009, Back Bay Books, New York, NY

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On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
2009, Little Brown and Company, New York, NY

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1996, Back Bay Books

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1995, Little Brown and Company, Boston, MA

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