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  •  I believe Altemeyer (0+ / 0-)

    found like 20% of a given population is made of those with the 'Authoritarian Follower' personality type.  They are often found clustered around a 'Charismatic Sociopath' type.

    This is not really relevant to their (inherited) wealth, since they have a very powerful, group-reinforced Cognitive Dissonance, that allows them to do business rationally while firmly holding contradictory beliefs. When reality conflicts with their dogma, they double down on the dogma.

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