Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them - Chapters 4-5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 4-5 Summary and Analysis

Chapter four, "Discovering the Dark Side", focused on the human side of violence. The world was filled with violence, and one couldn't turn on the news without seeing a litany of crime. The children who were vulnerable were more susceptible to the violence that surrounded them. The author made a point that humans already had an inclination toward violence, and now the world itself was a more dangerous place. He recalled the conference he went to in 1986 that focused on ritualistic child abuse and serial killers. During the seminar, he gained deep insight into the dark side of human nature. A side so bad that many choose to ignore it. The author found in his research that understanding when and how young boys learn the secrets of the dark side is a tool to unlocking why they become lethally...

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