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  •  Chris Christie: Texbook Sociopath (8+ / 0-)

    Here are 8 ways to spot a sociopath. See if they bring to mind a certain rotund, swaggering, loudmouth who 'governs' the great state of New Jersey:

    #1) Sociopaths are charming. Sociopaths have high charisma and tend to attract a following just because people want to be around them. They have a "glow" about them that attracts people who typically seek guidance or direction.

    #2) Sociopaths are more spontaneous and intense than other people. They tend to do bizarre, sometimes erratic things that most regular people wouldn't do. They are unbound by normal social contracts. Their behavior often seems irrational or extremely risky.

    #3) Sociopaths are incapable of feeling shame, guilt or remorse. Their brains simply lack the circuitry to process such emotions. This allows them to betray people, threaten people or harm people without giving it a second thought. They pursue any action that serves their own self interest even if it seriously harms others. This is why you will find "successful" sociopaths in high levels of government.

    #4) Sociopaths invent outrageous lies about their experiences. They wildly exaggerate things to the point of absurdity, but when they describe it to you in a storytelling format, for some reason it sounds believable at the time.

    #5) Sociopaths seek to dominate others and "win" at all costs. They hate to lose any argument or fight and will viciously defend their web of lies, even to the point of logical absurdity.

    #6) Sociopaths tend to be highly intelligent, but they use their brainpower to deceive others rather than empower them.

    #7) Sociopaths never apologize. They are never wrong. They never feel guilt. They can never apologize. Even if shown proof that they were wrong, they will refuse to apologize and instead go on the attack.

    #8) Sociopaths are delusional and literally believe that what they say becomes truth merely because they say it.

        --- Mike Adams, Natural News, 06/08/12

    'The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic, and a killer. It has never yet melted.' - D.H. Lawrence

    by Mudshark on Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 12:17:30 PM PDT

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