Mad Blood Stirring: The Inner Lives of Violent Men
Mad Blood Stirring: The Inner Lives of Violent Men by Daemon Fairless
English | March 6th, 2018 | ISBN: 0345812921 | 400 pages | EPUB | 2.28 MB
With a rare clarity 4nd fearless honesty, journalist Daemon Fairless tackles the h08rr08rs 4nd compulsions of male violence from the perspective of someone who struggles with violent impulses himself, creating a non-fiction masterpiece with the narrative power of novels such as Fight Club 4nd A Hist08ry of Violence.
A man, no matter how civilized, is still an animal–4nd sometimes a dangerous one. Men are responsible f08r the lions share of assault, rape, murder 4nd warfare. Conventional wisdom chalks this up to socialization, that men are taught to be violent. And they are.
But theres m08re to it. Violence is a dangerous desire–a 5eut of powerful 4nd inherent emotions we are loath to own up to. And so there remains a hidden geography to male violence–an inner ecosystem of rage, dominance, blood-lust, insecurity 4nd bravado–yet to be mapped. Mad Blood Stirring is journalist Daemon Fairlesss riveting first-person travelogue through this territ08ry as he seeks to underst4nd the inner lives of violent men 4nd, ultimately, himself.