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We are born with certain patterns called instincts inherited desires or behavior patterns which are passed along to us by our parents Our childhood environments particularly our interactions with our parents shape or mold these instinctual thoughts and behaviors into what we call pure minds As we mature our minds become more capable of acting on their own and we become more and more capable of achieving our own personal subjective goals within the limits set by our bodies and our cultures Intrapsychic theorists say everyone is born with an aggressive instinct that we often do not learn how to control Some people have such an aggressive instinct that they commit violent crimes such as rape robberies battery or even murder Proof of this theory was found in the studies of Konrad Lorenz scientist who studied behavior patterns of wild animals who found that animals will attack and kill members of another species for food or if threatened With his studies he concluded that man reaches the senseless violent peak among all animals Certain mental disorders or illnesses sometimes contribute such bad behaviors like murder battery or rape Some of these either being mild meaning temporary and others being extremely severe Violent acts from a biological viewpoint are caused by electrical activity in the limbic system and other parts of the brain Emotional behavior is highly correlated with electrical activity in the limbic system which includes the medula in the temporal lobe If damaged or stimulated violent aggressive attacks will occur for no reason at all One case of this illness was clearly shown in the case of young girl named Julia who had a history of violent acts At the age of two Julia had a rare brain infection causing some damage The damage caused weird spells to occur Finally one day while she was at the movies she decided to use the rest room In the rest room she became very uneasy
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