First Advisor

Matlock, Nathan

Reader

Clayton, Daniel

College

Regis College

Degree Name

BS

School

Regis College Senior Honors Program

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Comments

Neuroscience

Number of Pages

42 pages

Abstract

The purpose of this thesis was to define and analyze the purpose of the warrior caste in contemporary American society. This was accomplished by first defining the castes of men that are present in today’s culture including the warrior, fighters, conflict averse and the supporters. Once the castes were defined the paper then analyzes the warrior in the context of history as well as how the warrior fits with technology in the age of high tech weapons and long range killing. Next the paper analyzes the genetics of the warrior through a biological viewpoint using research done with the MAOA gene to measure aggression. Lastly this paper looks at the place of the warrior in contemporary American culture, making the point that the warrior needs to be recognized as an important caste to society even today.

Date of Award

Spring 2016

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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