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On Killing Topics for Discussion

Dave Grossman (author)
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What can be done to prevent the war atrocity of rape, along with other atrocities? What are two ways that victims and their countrymen can recover from atrocities committed against their civilians as well as their military captives?

What are the 5 stages of killing? Describe both the prominent idea and the most relevant emotions to each stage.

Why does PTSD occur? How can it be cured? (this means curing the cause of the symptoms not just treating the symptoms).

What are symptoms of PTSD? How can these be controlled or reduced?

Describe the power of humanity's resistance to killing one another, be it in war time or as crime. Show how this remains an observable force within combat and by trained soldiers.

Describe the steps of the process necessary for an individual to be able to process having killed a fellow human being without suffering from PTSD...

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