Violence in Society

I’ve written a couple of posts on On Combat as I was listening to it and well the previous posts were none too flattering. Grossman is either outright lying about rates of violence or he’s mixing rose colored memories of his childhood in the 50s with some out of focus view of the present. Given […]

If you didn’t read the last bit I wrote on On Combat by Dave Grossman, you should read it here. I’ve been continuing to listen to On Combat for the last few days and again there’s a lot of useful information in understanding the ramifications of life or death struggle and how to condition people […]

US Homicide Rate 1900 - 2002

I recently started listening to On Combat by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Loren Christensen. The first section of the book is dedicated to responses to extreme fear and getting ready for a life or death struggle. It’s very common for one’s bowels and bladder to evacuate (yeah, crapping and pissing your pants is a […]