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0rganism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-23-11 11:08 PM
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18. "You're in a desert, walking along in the sand, when all of a sudden you look down... "
Once again life imitates art. At least this time it's high-quality source material.

"They're just questions, Leon. In answer to your query, they're written down for me. It's a test, designed to provoke an emotional response... Shall we continue?"

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  -How to Spot Psychopaths: Speech Patterns Give Them Away. Great! A test for politicians. TalkingDog  Oct-23-11 09:44 PM   #0 
  - This is kind of scary.  dkf   Oct-23-11 09:48 PM   #1 
  - Dick was a prophet  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-23-11 09:51 PM   #3 
  - Talk like a Psychop.. errr.. Pirate..  Fumesucker   Oct-23-11 09:52 PM   #4 
  - Lol.  dkf   Oct-23-11 10:01 PM   #10 
  - Can corporations write?  nineteen50   Oct-23-11 09:58 PM   #8 
  - Don't they use these tests to improperly label convicts?  AngkorWot   Oct-23-11 09:50 PM   #2 
  - I don't think this is a test. The researchers are examining speech patterns. n/t  TalkingDog   Oct-23-11 09:54 PM   #6 
  - Funny; it says,  snot   Oct-23-11 09:54 PM   #5 
  - Actually the "successful, amiable psychopath" is pretty much a myth.  TheWraith   Oct-23-11 10:50 PM   #14 
  - Tell that to my sister, who has left a swath of destruction in her wake all her life.  iris27   Oct-23-11 10:56 PM   #16 
  - Selfcenteredness is not the same as psychopathology.  TheWraith   Oct-23-11 11:00 PM   #17 
     - It's a myth that a psychopath will always kill if given the opportunity  laundry_queen   Oct-24-11 01:18 AM   #24 
        - I didn't say they'll always kill. But the defining feature of a psychopath is feeling no guilt.  TheWraith   Oct-24-11 01:38 PM   #32 
  - Look at the destruction caused by the anti-gays and the religious movement  Maraya1969   Oct-24-11 12:00 AM   #22 
  - Can you cite a reference for that? My mother was a psychopath...  Scuba   Oct-24-11 06:48 AM   #29 
     - There's exceptions to every rule, but...  TheWraith   Oct-24-11 01:41 PM   #33 
     - That supports what  H2O Man   Oct-25-11 12:52 PM   #43 
  - And I read that they make up 25% of CEO'S  Maraya1969   Oct-23-11 11:55 PM   #21 
     - It is totally true that there is a disproportionate number of psychopaths  laundry_queen   Oct-24-11 01:21 AM   #25 
  - Yep, fly this past Wall Street and the corporate boardrooms = antics ensue!  Fire Walk With Me   Oct-23-11 09:57 PM   #7 
  - I learned nothing reading this  Broderick   Oct-23-11 09:59 PM   #9 
  - The question is though...  Fumesucker   Oct-23-11 10:19 PM   #12 
     - guess he recognized himself in the description.  provis99   Oct-24-11 03:57 PM   #34 
     - I will deny that  Broderick   Oct-25-11 10:33 AM   #39 
     - HAHA  Broderick   Oct-25-11 10:32 AM   #38 
  - It May Help to Have an Aphasic Around the House  On the Road   Oct-23-11 10:17 PM   #11 
  - What an overload an Aphasic would have listening to Palin.  Control-Z   Oct-23-11 11:11 PM   #19 
  - +1  Fire Walk With Me   Oct-24-11 01:27 AM   #28 
  - This reminded me of someone...  Gold Metal Flake   Oct-23-11 10:33 PM   #13 
  - My ex used to stutter when he was telling a big whopper.  Manifestor_of_Light   Oct-24-11 01:24 AM   #27 
  - Given the corruption and disgusting...  CoffeeCat   Oct-24-11 08:17 AM   #31 
  - I'm all for testing politicians, corporate CxOs and Wall St. execs  ProfessionalLeftist   Oct-23-11 10:54 PM   #15 
  - They should do MUCH more than that. They should be confined to a mental institution.  Selatius   Oct-24-11 01:09 AM   #23 
     - technically it's a personality disorder  laundry_queen   Oct-24-11 01:22 AM   #26 
        - well actually, it's the technical definition for evil.  provis99   Oct-24-11 03:58 PM   #35 
  - "You're in a desert, walking along in the sand, when all of a sudden you look down... "  0rganism   Oct-23-11 11:08 PM   #18 
  - Tortoise...what's that?  leftstreet   Oct-23-11 11:20 PM   #20 
     - self-deleted comment  JHB   Oct-24-11 06:54 AM   #30 
  - That article was one of the most vague I've ever read.  lunatica   Oct-24-11 04:03 PM   #36 
  - Aaaaaah-choo pseudoscientificbullshit  alcibiades_mystery   Oct-24-11 04:13 PM   #37 
  - My 23 location has been activated.....  deaniac21   Oct-25-11 10:58 AM   #40 
  - "showed a lack of emotion"  Trillo   Oct-25-11 12:14 PM   #41 
  - Nice.  redqueen   Oct-25-11 12:17 PM   #42 

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