Publisher: Routledge; 2nd edition (January 9, 1992)
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initially released in 1972, "Human Destructiveness" offers a examine of humanity's potential for evil. Its writer, one in every of Britain's prime psychiatrists, has rewritten this 2d version take into consideration the latest findings and his personal amassed event as a psychotherapist. The textual content offers the appropriate findings from psychology and psychiatry pertaining to our potential for aggression, hatred and cruelty. In looking to make clear such brutal phenomena as genocide, racial clash and different large-scale manifestations of violence, the writer cautions opposed to effortless extrapolations from person behaviour to the behaviour of teams or international locations, even if he deals discussions of competitive character issues, sadomasochism and paranoid fable. so much provocatively, he locates the propensity for mass outbreaks of violence within the human mind's eye.