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Assassination Generation: Video Games, Aggression, and the Psychology of KillingLittle, Brown and Company #ad - Dave grossman, police, who in his perennial bestseller on killingrevealed that most of us are not "natural born killers" - and who has spent decades training soldiers, and others who keep us secure to overcome the intrinsic human resistance to harming others and to use firearms responsibly when necessary - turns a laser focus on the threat posed to our society by violent video games.
Drawing on crime statistics, cutting-edge social research, and scientific studies of the teenage brain, Col. Grossman shows how video games that depict antisocial, misanthropic, casually savage behavior can warp the mind - with potentially deadly results. Newtown, connecticut, 2012: a troubled 20-year-old man kills 20 children and six adults at the elementary school he once attended.
Assassination Generation: Video Games, Aggression, and the Psychology of Killing #ad - What links these and other horrific acts of mass murder? A young person's obsession with video games that teach to kill. Lt. Littleton, 1999: two high school seniors kill a teacher, twelve other students, Colorado, and then themselves. Col. His book will become the focus of a new national conversation about video games and the epidemic of mass murders that they have unleashed.
The author of the 400, 000-copy bestseller On Killing reveals how violent video games have ushered in a new era of mass homicide--and what we must do about it. Paducah, kentucky, 1997: a 14-year-old boy shoots eight students in a prayer circle at his school.
On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and SocietyBack Bay Books #ad - Dave grossman's thesis, is responsible for our rising rate of murder among the young. Upon its initial publication, on killing was hailed as a landmark study of the techniques the military uses to overcome the powerful reluctance to kill, of how killing affects soldiers, and of the societal implications of escalating violence.
But armies have developed sophisticated ways of overcoming this instinctive aversion. The good news is that most soldiers are loath to kill. The result is a work certain to be relevant and important for decades to come. And contemporary civilian society, particularly the media, replicates the army's conditioning techniques, and, according to Lt.
On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society #ad - Now, suicide bombings, grossman has updated this classic work to include information on 21st-century military conflicts, recent trends in crime, school shootings, and more. Col. Back Bay Books.
Sheepdogs: Meet Our Nations WarriorsDelta Defense, LLC #ad - Originally written for children of law enforcement and military officers, SHEEPDOGS: Meet Our Nation's Warriors teaches all kids to be strong while remaining virtuous in a dangerous world Back Bay Books.
Innocent Targets: When Terrorism Comes to SchoolSafe Havens International, Inc. #ad - Innocent targets – when terrorism comes to school provides an informed and rational examination of this difficult subject, starting with the 1970 murder of nine Israeli school children and three adults in a brutal attack that left nineteen others crippled for life. Back Bay Books. Tracing the history of school related terrorist attacks in twelve countries to Beslan and its aftermath, the renowned father and son co-authoring team invoke the counsel of other top experts in evaluating this timely, emotional and critical subject.
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On Combat, The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in PeaceWarrior Science Publications #ad - Grossman s popular "bulletproof mind" presentation, the book explores what really happens to the warrior after the battle, and shows how emotions, such as relief and self-blame, are natural and healthy ways to feel about having survived combat. Used book in Good Condition. The reader will learn a highly effective breathing technique that not only steadies the warrior s mind and body before and during the battle, but can also be used afterwards as a powerful healing device to help separate the emotion from the memory.
Concluding chapters discuss the Christian/Judeo view of killing in combat and offers powerful insight that Lt. Col. A brief, the development of the physical and psychological leverage that enables humans to kill other humans, but insightful look at history shows the evolution of combat, followed by an objective examination of domestic violence in America.
On Combat, The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace #ad - After examining the incredible impact of a few true warriors in battle, On Combat presents new and exciting research as to how to train the mind to become inoculated to stress, fear and even pain. On combat is easy to read and powerful in scope. This information-packed book ploughs new ground in its vision, in its extensive new research and startling findings, revealing quotes and anecdotes from top people in the warrior community, and in its powerful, people who have faced the toxic environment of deadly combat and now share their wisdom to help others.
Signed by lt. Expanding on Lt. It is a true classic that will be read by new and veteran warriors for years to come.
Left of Bang: How the Marine Corps' Combat Hunter Program Can Save Your LifeBlack Irish Entertainment LLC #ad - Back Bay Books. You are about to step onto an elevator with a stranger and something stops you. Army Ret. Author of on combat and on killing -- You walk into a restaurant and get an immediate sense that you should leave. Signed by lt. Left of bang is a highly important and innovative book that offers a substantial contribution to answering the challenge of Fourth Generation war 4GW.
William S. Left of bang offers a crisp lesson in survival in which Van Horne and Riley affirm a compelling truth: It's better to detect sinister intentions early than respond to violent actions late. Colonel Dave Grossman, U. S. It's a must read for anyone who has ever had a gut feeling that something's not quite right.
Left of Bang: How the Marine Corps' Combat Hunter Program Can Save Your Life #ad - . Be it walking down the street, sitting in a corporate boardroom, or even entering an empty home. Steven pressfield, law enforcement, bestselling author of the lion's gate, and building on seminal works like The Gift of Fear and On Combat, this book provides a framework of knowledge that will bring military, The Warrior Ethos and Gates of Fire “An amazing book! Applying the lessons learned during the longest war in American history, and individual citizens to new levels of survival mindset and performance in life-and-death situations.
You interview a potential new employee who has the resume to do the job, but something tells you not to offer a position. Left of bang accomplishes this from start to finish.
Warrior MindsetHuman Factor Research Group #ad - Back Bay Books. Used book in Good Condition. Left of bang how the marine Corps Combat Hunter Program Can Save Your Life. Col. While mental toughness is a singular value in both military and law enforcement training and missions, too often, there is a disconnect between tallking about and actually training it.
Warrior mindset defines mental toughness and describes its critical need and function in the face of the performance degrading effects of combat, mission or response stress. Warrior mindset provides the psychological skills that comprise mental toughness to optimze performance, success, safety and survival in the field.
Warrior Mindset #ad - Mental toughness is esssential for elite human performance and especially in high stress situations. Signed by lt. Dave Grossman.
Control: Exposing the Truth About GunsThreshold Editions #ad - It is the only time this phrase appears in the Bill of Rights. Col. Dave Grossman. In control, glenn beck takes on and debunks the common myths and outright lies that are often used to vilify guns and demean their owners: The Second Amendment is ABOUT MUSKETS. Gun control works in other countries. 40 percent of all guns are sold without BACKGROUND CHECKS.
. More guns mean more MURDER. Mass shootings are becoming more common. These awful massacres are unique tO AMERICA. No civilian needs a “weapon of war” like the AR-15. Armed guards in schools do nothing, just look at Columbine.
American Sheepdogs: Why Mommy Carries a GunKillology Research Group #ad - Left of bang how the marine Corps Combat Hunter Program Can Save Your Life. Signed by lt. Shepherd and max as they explore the responsibilities inherent in carrying a firearm, as well as the history and social impact of the 2nd Amendment. Follow Mrs. Back Bay Books. Suitable for all members of the family, not just Moms.
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Beslan: The Tragedy of School No. 1Granta UK #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. On the morning of september 1, 2004, the children of Beslan were excited about the start of a new school year. At least 330 parents and children were killed, some in the massive explosions that tore through the gymnasium, some caught in the crossfire of a three-hour gun battle between the Russian forces and the terrorists.
This riveting account not only covers the three days of unimaginable terror and suffering that followed, but includes the people of Beslan speaking in their own words about their ordeal and about their lives in this deeply fractured region. The human story of the siege is hereincluding the terrible toll that thirst, and the bravery of those who dealt with the terrorists, hunger, and sleeplessness took on the hostages, such as the elderly headmistress of the school and the doctor who tried to relieve the children's suffering.
Beslan: The Tragedy of School No. 1 #ad - This account also examines the authorities’ response to the siege, finding it wanting, and ultimately places the events of September 2004 in their wider context of centuries of conflict and enmity in the Caucasus. But as traditional festivities got underway, heavily armed terrorists stormed the school playground, changing ordinary lives in the southern Russian town forever.
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