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On Killing Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 3, Killing and Physical Distance: From a Distance You Don't Look Anything Like a Friend: Chapter 7, Killing at Sexual Range: Summary

Dave Grossman (author)
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Section 3, Killing and Physical Distance: From a Distance You Don't Look Anything Like a Friend: Chapter 7, Killing at Sexual Range: Summary and Analysis

Grossman does not address the idea that a woman's greatest protection against rape might be her ability to kill her rapist. All such events occur at a close distance, which is known to harbor the strongest resistance against killing. The reality is that most of those concerns about rape are not relevant to the male-oriented battlefields of the world that are the focus of this book. Even so, sexual behavior and killing are associated but in a different way in the context of the chapter.

The author explains that there is power associated with guns and sexuality. Sex and killing are associated especially in male warrior culture...

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