A Man with a Flashlight

…and now the bad news
April 8, 2007, 11:06 am
Filed under: The West

As society as a whole murders less, more soldiers at war are willing to kill, according to this book by Dave Grossman. From 15-25% in World War 1, to 50% in Korea, to 90% in Vietnam.

So it’s an arms race in the human mind. On one side, the forward push of civilization – on the other, the backward suck of army training.


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