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Gustave Doré (French, 1832-1883), "Le Petit Chaperon Rouge (Little Red Riding Hood)"

How a Wolf Named Romeo Won Hearts in an Alaska Suburb

The fear of wolves seems rooted in our genetic consciousness, and in many stories, like Little Red Riding Hood (illustrated above by Gustave Dore, c. 1880), the big bad wolf is a menace. But all dogs are 99.98 percent genetically a wolf. PHOTOGRAPH BY UNIVERSAL HISTORY ARCHIVE, UIG/GETTY

Of Wolves and Men and Delicious Little Girls

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/31-days-of-halloween-day-of-wolves-and-men-and-delicious-little-girls we still maintain an instinctual fear of the Big Bad Wolf.

The big bad wolf isn't as mean as he used to be, according to academics who analysed more than 400 Dutch versions of Little Red Riding Hood.

Psychopathy/Sociopathy Articles: What Is a Psychopath? / What Causes Psychopathy? / How to Protect Yourself from Psychopaths / Media Glamorization of the Psychopath / Psychopathy, Sociopathy, and Antisocial Personality Disorder: Quick Facts / The Social Psychology of War and Genocide / Animal Cruelty Linked to Violence Against People #psychopath #sociopath #personality disorder #psychology (on MetaphoricalPlatypus.com; Image by Gustave Doré, Wikimedia Commons)