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On Killing - Study Guide Section 8, Killing in America: What Are we Doing to Our Children? : Chapter 4, Social Learning and Role Models in the Media Summary & Analysis

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Social learning is used intensively by the military. In basic training, individuals undergo noninvasive methods of having their identities re-done. This is part of the initial conditioning, and although unique and designed to create soldiers, it is the same as numerous other systems of initiation and training or indoctrination used throughout history and the world. Psychological bombardment by the drill Sergeant is a specific form of intentional effect. Compliance or obedience training occurs in a very visceral way to eliminate any blockage or resistance.

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