The Psychology of Terror: Gangs and Terrorists
1970 FLQ Crisis: Bombing in Quebec; Bombing and Hostages. Trudeau had "army" take over Quebec.
October Crisis: Trudeau had FLQ members arrested. Paul Rose, a member of the FLQ became a
How do Gangs and Terrorist Threaten us?
Prehistory of Gangs
Senegal chimps --> monkey wars fighting for territory. Try to drive/kill other species of monkey
Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons: fighting for caves
Desmond Morris' "Killer Ape"
J.B. Calhoun Behavioral sink --> testing population density multiple entry way (rooms 1&2) only
one in (3&4) more rats preferred being in 1&2 but overpopulation lead to a significant increase
self inflicted injury, rape and murder (Bettelheim, Frankl, Miller Psychosis)
Tomkins and Script Theory --> what they say about each other
History of Gangs:
Gangs of New York (1860)
Gangs of New York Video:
Irish vs. Americans; brutal battle
Gangs traditionally have ethnic armies. (Some groups , however, may feed on their own group)
Hitler's Brown Shirts --> Munich ; leaflets, free beer. SS --> tough street people (job to ride
Germany of Foreigners) Beer Hall Putsch --> Hitler was arrested. In prison Hitler Wrote Mein
Kampf. Such a plan = "script"
Hitler and Freud Video:
Freud doesn't take Hitler serious enough. Freud had no position on politics and he didn't care.
Freud's ideas lived on while Hitler's dwindled. Always a large threat of History repeating itself.
The Beaches Nazi Gang --> Balmy Beach Swastika Club
The Christie Pits Riots --> Race Riot when Nazi Beaches gang (1933) Italian team vs. Jewish
Team, came down tried to disrupt the baseball game.
The Hell's Angels
Phalangists --> Lebanese Christians; now that the Palestinian army has left, they decided to
murder Palestinian persons.
Munich --> 1970 war Palestinians vs. Jordan (not in Munich)--> 1972 Kidnapped and killed Israeli
athletes. 1972-1982 --> Hunt down Black September; 1982 invasion of Lebanon to take Black
Lebanese War/Massacre video:
A wall to the bashir. 2 israeli soldiers --> repressed their experience.
Stress Histeria. 2 soldiers wish they werren't there.
Phalangists escaped. Dumped babies in garbadge cans.
Lots of innocent casualties
Hutu Interhamwe --> t