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To start PEP-Easy without first opening your browser–just as you would start a mobile app, you can save a shortcut to your home screen.

First, in Chrome or Safari, depending on your platform, open PEP-Easy from You want to be on the default start screen, so you have a clean workspace.

Then, depending on your mobile device…follow the instructions below:


  1. Tap on the share icon Action navigation bar and tab bar icon
  2. In the bottom list, tap on ‘Add to home screen’
  3. In the “Add to Home” confirmation “bubble”, tap “Add”

On Android:

  1. Tap on the Chrome menu (Vertical Ellipses)
  2. Select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu


For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Solomon, S. Greenberg, J. Pyszczynski, T. (2003). Fear of Death and Human Destructiveness. Psychoanal. Rev., 90(4):457-474.

(2003). Psychoanalytic Review, 90(4):457-474

Fear of Death and Human Destructiveness

Sheldon Solomon, Jeff Greenberg and Tom Pyszczynski

We are in possession of the technical knowledge required to provide for the material needs of all of humanity without systematic plunder and extermination of others, yet, systematic plunder and genocidal extermination continue to thrive. Understanding the psychological underpinnings of human violence, in hope of ameliorating or at least attenuating human cruelty and destruction, should thus be one of the most important priorities of the natural and social sciences.

For almost two decades we have been developing, testing, and refining a theoretical account of human behavior that we believe offers some important insights about human violence. In this chapter, we present the intellectual roots and core propositions of this theory, review the large body of evidence supporting it, and discuss the implications of these ideas for understanding and ameliorating the viciousness that has characterized so much of our species' history to date.


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