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  1. I finished this book about a few weeks ago. The book offers a thesis as to the origins of pyromania. The common denominator among the pyromaniacs is that they have poor social development: whether they were mentally incapable (morons or idiots), or environmentally molded to be that way, these patients had poor social adjustment and defense mechanisms that they look to the magic of fire and its cleansing property as answers to their own problems. This book also helped me to understand Rorschach t [...]

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