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Jared Restivo PSY 220 In the movie Boondock Saints , there are two brothers who make a mission of their lives to clean up the community by killing the “bad” individuals, like mafia families, gang members, and other rotten people. Essentially, they are putting the law into their own hands, but they differentiate between killing for the sake of killing and killing to better the area. The psychology of this phenomenon, killing to make the area less violent, is complex yet interesting. According to Sigmund Freud (2007) in “The Psychical Apparatus,” the personality can be explained through the psychoanalytic theory as a three-section entity. The id is “everything that is inherited, that is present at birth, that is laid down in the constitution,-above all (p. 138).” In this film, the id for these brothers was a strong sense of religion and morality, as well as knowing the difference between right and wrong. Another aspect of the psychical apparatus is the superego, which is the essentially the life
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Dolinsky during the Spring '08 term at Endicott.

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