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  • When Violence Is the Answer

  • Learning How to Do What It Takes When Your Life Is at Stake
  • Geschrieben von: Tim Larkin
  • Gesprochen von: Tim Larkin
  • Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 59 Min.
  • Ungekürztes Hörbuch
  • Kategorien: Gesundheit & Wellness
  • 5,0 out of 5 stars (22 Bewertungen)

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    Inhaltsangabe

    This book could save your life: Protect yourself from violence and learn survival skills for dangerous situations with this essential guide from a former military intelligence officer.

    In a civilized society, violence is rarely the answer. But when it is - it's the only answer. 

    The sound of breaking glass downstairs in the middle of the night. 

    The words "move and you die". 

    The hands on your child, or the knife to your throat. 

    In this essential new book, self-protection expert and former military intelligence officer Tim Larkin changes the way we think about violence in order to save our lives. By deconstructing our assumptions about violence - its morality, its function in modern society, how it actually works - Larkin unlocks the shackles of our own taboos and arms us with what we need to know to prevent, prepare for, and survive the unthinkable event of life-or-death violence. Through a series of harrowing true-life stories, Larkin demonstrates that violence is a tool equally effective in the hands of the "bad guy" or the "good guy"; that the person who acts first, fastest, and with the full force of their body is the one who survives; and that each and every one of us is capable of being that person when our lives are at stake. 

    An indispensable resource, When Violence Is the Answer will remain with you long after you've finished listening, as the bedrock of your self-protection skills and knowledge. 

    ©2017 Tim Larkin (P)2017 Hachette Audio

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    "I love books that challenge conventional wisdom. This book makes us confront issues most of us do our best to ignore. Tim Larkin has written a necessary and important book that gives a good hard look at topics - violence, chaos, fighting - that most people don't want to think about. You should read it - and then you should give it out as a gift to the people you care most about because this book could very well save their lives." (Tony Robbins, number-one New York Times best-selling author of Unshakeable and Money: Master the Game)
    "Excellent! In every way - from the opening, to the conclusion, to all the solid lifesaving, life-changing information in between - this book is solid gold." (Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, author of On Killing and Assassination Generation)
    "A timely survival manual for life in a strange era....Just the attitude to adopt...Larkin provides some useful nuggets for these fraught times." ( Kirkus)

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    Eye opening and truly essential

    For any person of life changing interest. Stories and mere information great put. Big thanks.

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    Professional and indeepth

    Very profound and indeepth review on violence.
    Still a taboo topic in our society, despite the fact that "asocial violence" is all around us and unfortunately very easy to trigger.
    As tensions in the global society get stronger this book should be an anchor point and sort of a reasuring guide for everyone who thinks good, does good but must be ready when it counts.

    Stay focused and ready, enjoy life to the fullest and do good on a daily basis!

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    Ein Buch das jeder gehört habe sollte

    Dieses Buch gibt eine fundierten Einblick in das Thema Gewalt aus verschiedenen Perspektiven. Ich kann nur jedem empfehlen es zu hören.