Buchanan's Journal of Man, March 1887

Volume 1, Number 2

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Published: 1887
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,571 / 66 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 32.1
LoC Categories: Q, AP
Downloads: 667
Added to site: 2008.06.18
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Genre: Science
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For example, if we refer to that portion of the brain near the mastoid process, which in its excessive action produces murder, we perceive that as murder is an abnormal action, such a term is not a suitable name for an organ, as it would convey the impression that every human being has a constant murderous impulse, and that the faculty is kept inactive when murder is not committed; from which we might infer that the human constitution is badly planned.

Still, it is not to be concealed that murderous violence is the ultimate result of this organ when unrestrained,--that it is the most conspicuous faculty in carnivorous animals, and alas! that it has a terrible and at times predominant action in the masculine portion of the human race. Throughout the greater part of ancient history the murderous violence of this faculty has been as conspicuous in the human race as in the wild beasts. Even to-day, after centuries of so-called civilization and religion, no man's life would be safe if not prote

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