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Old 04-14-2008, 10:51 AM   #20
Demetrio Cereijo
Join Date: Nov 2004
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Re: What is "combat"?

Bill Danosky wrote: View Post
I have heard from people who've been there, that in extremely high stress combat (desperate, hand-to-hand combat) there is often yet another state of mind. This is the "last stand" mentality I referred to earlier. Your animal instincts are directing your actions and even though you have characteristically given up your hope of survival and a future, you will do anything just to keep fighting. Time slows down. Nonessential functions are shut down and a strange sense of calm is described by people who've experienced this.

What do you guys think?
Have you asked them if they'd like to be there again?
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