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On Killing Quiz

Dave Grossman (author)
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What experience described at the end of Chapter 2 caused guilt in Sol, a World War II vet who did not take part in killing? (from Section 6, The Killing Response Stages: What Does It Feel Like to Kill? : Chapter 2, Applications of the Model: Murder-Suicides, Lost Elections and Thoughts of Insanity)

2.

Freud, as quoted in Chapter 1, stresses the ascendancy of man's desire to what?

3.

In Chapter 3, what does Grossman delineate as a voice of authority in modern youth killing? (from Section 7, Killing in Vietnam: What Have We Done to Our Soldiers? : Chapter 5, What are We Doing to Our Children?)

4.

What cold consolation for Vietnam vets does Grossman acknowledge in Chapter 2? (from Section 7, Killing in Vietnam: What Have We Done to Our Soldiers? : Chapter 2, What Have We Done to Our Soldiers? The Rationalization of Killing and How it Failed in Vietnam)

5.

In discussing the atavistic fervor of a mob early in Chapter 2, Grossman cites what recent genocide? (from Section 4, An Anatomy of Killing: All Factors Considered: Chapter 2, Group Absolution:)

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