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On Killing Quiz

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


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


Near the end of Chapter 1, Grossman cites a political cartoon criticizing what American commander?


According to Grossman in Chapter 3, why would racially and ethnically dominant rhetoric by American leaders have been unhelpful in the Iraq War? (from Section 4, An Anatomy of Killing: All Factors Considered: Chapter 3, Emotional Distance:)


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?)


Which of the following theorists presents evidence concerning tactical attractiveness of a victim? (from Section 4, An Anatomy of Killing: All Factors Considered: Chapter 6, The Mathematics of Death)

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