Antisocial Aggression

ANTISOCIAL CONFRONTATION: AGGRESSIVE, BADASS OR DEADLY?

You can tell how serious someone is about really dropping a man by where they place themselves to get the job done and where they land when it comes to antisocial confrontation. Angry or aggressive fighters will go toe-to-toe, literally stepping up to the man and then reaching out with their limbs to cover the …

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ANTI-SOCIAL AGGRESSION AND TRAGEDY ARE AVOIDABLE

(Though this incident occurred in 2009, and plenty other anti-social aggression incidents just like it have come to pass since then, it stands out as horribly indicative of the essential problem.) One person ends up dead, another is a newly minted killer, and a family will never be whole again: Was this antisocial aggression avoidable? …

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IS LETHAL FORCE SELF-DEFENSE USEFUL IN YOUR EVERYDAY LIFE?

I would hope lethal force self-defense isn’t useful in your everyday life… As we say at our courses, we sincerely hope you never have to use what we’re teaching. But like a fire extinguisher or handgun, when you need it, nothing else will do. You don’t buy one looking forward to the opportunity to use …

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ACCESS THE MEAT: CHOOSING THE LEVEL OF INTERACTION IN VIOLENT CONFLICT

One of the key features of the sociopath is that he sees everyone as essentially the same–a piece of meat to be butchered. Sociopaths look at everyone this way, regardless of personality, skill, or ability. A big strong guy with a black belt looks the same to him as a sleeping little girl. The sociopath …

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UNDERSTANDING VIOLENCE: FOUR LEVELS OF HUMAN INTERACTION

When it comes to understanding violence and normal human behavior, there are four general ways in which human beings interact with one another: As a person – social This is trying to change behavior, mood, or motivation. This is where most people would like to keep the situation. As a skill-set — anti-social This is …

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