Are the Politically Powerful Psychopath, Sociopath or ? A Survey

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Are the Politically Powerful Psychopath, Sociopath or ? A Survey…

Are the Politically Powerful Psychopath, Sociopath or ? A Survey

They look normal… Well, most of them anyway.

Select on a scale which category politically powerful fall into… Help us identify the characteristics of the politically insane, living or dead, in or out of office.

The differences between sociopathy and psychopathy are the following;

Characteristics of a sociopath are as followed :

1. Sociopaths are very charming.
2. Sociopaths can be extremely manipulative and will try to con you whenever possible.
3. Sociopaths feel that they are entitled to everything.
4. Sociopaths will lie continuously to get what they want. They can even sometimes manipulate a lie detector.
5. Sociopaths have no remorse, shame or guilt.
6. Sociopaths will show love and happiness only when it serves their purpose. None of the feelings are genuine.
7. Sociopaths have no room for love in their life.
8. Sociopaths need to have excitement in their lives or live on the edge.
9. Sociopaths have lack of empathy hen their victims suffer pain that they have caused.
10. Sociopaths believe that they are all mightier than tho, there is no concern on how their behavior impacts others.
11. Sociopaths usually have a long history of juvenile delinquency as well as behavior problems.
12. Sociopaths will never take blame for anything they have done to anyone no matter if it is family or friend.
13. Sociopaths have many sexual partners and tend to act out many sexual acts.
14. Sociopaths rarely stay in one place for a long time (home/work).
15. Sociopaths will change themselves if they know it will keep them from being found out.

Characteristics of a psychopath are as followed:

1. Psychopaths use superficial charm to lure their victims.
2. Psychopaths are extremely self-centered.
3. Psychopaths must always do something to keep themselves from boredom.
4. Psychopaths are very deceptive and tend to lie continuously.
5. Psychopaths show no remorse of guilt towards their victims.
6. Psychopaths are very predatory and usually will live off other people.
7. Psychopaths have many sexual partners in their lifetime.
8. Psychopaths are very impulsive with their lifestyle.
9. Psychopaths are always blaming other people for their actions.
10. Psychopaths never have a realistic view of their lives. (king of the world or from another planet)
11. Psychopaths always want psychological gratification in sexual and criminal activities.
12. Psychopaths tend to try suicide, rarely succeeding.

Please note the above is not a scientific analysis of the 2 terms; because, they appear to be pop culture terms and NOT based on scientific analysis.

It is just a fun analysis for our amusement to see what we think of politicians…

See the rest of the discussion on why it is NOT a correct list of characteristics by visiting the site and read the rest of the article & comments and the acknowledgement from the author and her way of looking at the two lists…

Your Psychopathy/Sociopathy guide is severely outdated (the information on Sociopaths is entirely pseudoscientific and based on media tropes)…

Survey Link Coming Soon….


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