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Interactive video lesson plan for: Shooting to kill - how many men can do this?

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We ask soldiers to shoot people in combat, but how many men find this easy to do? What proportion can pull the trigger?
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Modern techniques of training have enormously increased soldiers' willingness to kill, but the consequences of this success are yet to be fully understood. A man who is not a natural born killer may have a tough time dealing with the fact that his training led him to do things that his natural reluctance would have prevented.

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