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CoffeeCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-24-11 08:17 AM
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31. Given the corruption and disgusting...
...perversion of our democracy--at the hand of our current politicians--I would guess
that the Congressional population has a greater percentage of psychopaths than the
prison population.

To be an accomplice in the death of our democracy--for your own gain and power--is
a horrendous, colossal crime. In order to take part over the course of many years--
you'd have to be a psychopath.

Can any of you imagine being on the inside ring of this crime? I'd cry daily and
I'd sure as hell speak out.

We hear nothing from our elected officials. Their silence speaks volumes about
their pathology.

And they are murderers, in a sense. How many people has a health-insurance-centric
system killed? How many lives have been lost by a pro-corporate FDA and relaxed
food and safety standards? What kind of people dedicate their lives to making
torture legal?

People don't want to face it, because it's frightening--but our country is run by psychopaths
and psychopath enablers.

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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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