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As cited in Jarvis, objectification of women and other vulnerables is symbolized in

eroticized dolls
surrealist photography
S&M depictions

About 96% of the US population has at one time been the victim of SOME kind of personal violence.


As murder rates have decreased, homicide on evening news increases.


Even in a society of saints, some would come to be defined as criminal. This famous quote is attributed to

Emile Durkheim

Homicide is the leading cause of death for

US Black men ages 15-24
US Black women ages 15-

In 2001, eBay banned murderabilia.


Jarvis equates modern capitalist consumerism with

compulsive and extreme consumption
lewd, extravagant designer objects
yuppie charisma

Jarvis refers to the psychology of shopping in malls as a

zombie effect

Murderabilia, according to Jarvis, includes

video games
trading cards
toenail clippings
action figures

Regardless of facts, when a condition, episode, person, or group of persons emerge to become defined as a threat to societal values and interests, we have a society-wide

moral panic

We are the sum of our emotions, including our loves minus our fears. This quote is attributed to

David Altheide

You eat meat with your teeth and you kill things that are better than you are, and in the same respect you say how bad and even killers that your children are. You make your children what they are. This statement was uttered by

Charles Manson

"Trephining" refers to

a medical operation on the skull

A primary difference between vampires and werewolves was believed to be that vampires:

were sexually involved with their victims

According to M. Scott Peck, "people of the lie" are:


Both these and vampire cults have links to satanic and/or cult murders.

Saturn death cults

Golem syndrome refers to:

persons capable of murdering without remorse or feelings for the victim

How many serial murder cases are linked directly to Satanic worship or cult-related activities?

less than 5 percent

In the late 1980s the voodoo cult in Matamoros, Mexico was heavily involved in:

drug smuggling

In this 1984 case in California, seven people were accused of the ritualistic torture of children. After the longest trial in the U.S. history, the key suspects were acquitted.

the McMartin preschool case

It is believed this 15th-century killer murdered several hundred children, drank their blood and engaged in necrophilia, sometimes having the heads of his child victims stuck on upright rods.

Gilles de Rais

Lycanthropy refers to

the transformation of people into wolves

M. Scott Peck believes that evil people are best defined:

by the "consistency of their sins.

Most serial murderers involved in cult-related killings are found to be:

self-styled Satanists

Peter Stubb/Stump was a:


The epitome of marcissism may well be the:

total domination of others

The nature and definition of "evil" is universal and agreed upon.


The purpose of the human-to-wolf transformation was the killing of humans, especially:


The Satanic Bible was written by:

Anton LaVey

This 1486 text was the first encyclopedia of demonology.

Malleus Maleficarum

This 15th century figure was kown as "Drakul" (Dragon). He was particularly kown to be a vicious and depraved sadist who enjoyed torturing and murdering peasants who lived within his jurisdiction.

Vlad Tepes

This killer was a college graduate and once worked as a fishing guide and security guard. He later became a police officer who had a fantasy for taking young women into the woods and hanging them.

Gerard Schaefer

What did Finkelhor conclude in his book Nursery Crimes?

Daycare centers do not have abnormally high rates of abuse

Which of the following crimes would most likely be a "crime of passion"?

murdering your ex-wife

Which of the following serial killers claimed that he had multiple personalities as his defense for his murders?

Kenneth Bianchi

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