Gavin de Becker


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October 26, 1954

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Gavin de Becker is an expert on the prediction and management of violence. He has served on President's Advisory Board at the U.S. Department of Justice and the Governor's Advisory Board at the California Department of Mental Health; he now runs a consulting firm which advises government agencies, universities, police departments, corporations, and media figures on the assessment of threats and hazards.

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Thinking Caps

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“Most men fear getting laughed at or humiliated by a romantic prospect while most women fear rape and death.”
Gavin de Becker, The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence

“intuition is always right in at least two important ways;
It is always in response to something.
it always has your best interest at heart”
Gavin De Becker, The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence

“I encourage people to remember that "no" is a complete sentence.”
Gavin de Becker, The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence

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