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On Killing - Study Guide Section 4, An Anatomy of Killing: All Factors Considered: Chapter 5, Aggressive Disposition of the Killer: Avengers, Conditioning and The 2 Percent Who Like It Summary & Analysis

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Grossman describes the disposition of "the natural soldier." Similar to psychopaths and sociopaths, they are able to harm or kill others without regret or remorse. Most of them had experience with physical aggression during their childhoods but were not labeled as either "punked on victims", "bullies" or part of violent social groups They also tend to be protective towards the less aggressive types of people. They're highly effectively as police officers or military soldiers, particularly in commando units.

This type of person, who is most aggressive at war or when serving as a police officer is not a violent threat to the community...

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