Tag Archives: lack of empathy

Sociopaths rule America — but there’s an easy way to identify them.

The above photo, taken at a beer party celebrating “Trumpcare” passing the House last May, drove home to me exactly how cruel and sadistic Trump’s people really are.   It hit me like a ton of bricks.  They are literally laughing … Continue reading

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Narcissism, politicians, and Trump.

Most successful politicians are narcissists, or at least have more than average narcissistic traits.    Narcissism is almost a requirement to be a successful politician, since it takes a high level of self confidence and an affinity for self-promotion.   One … Continue reading

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The Danger of ‘Survival of the Fittest’ in Society

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Originally posted on The Blog at 2408:
Social Darwinism: A Misappropriation of Natural Law onto Human Society I recently had a conversation with a co-worker about the nature of human society. Was it progressing or regressing? Was it working just fine…

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Trump hates anything beautiful, truthful, or good.

“Destruction” by Binouse49/Deviantart   In the 1987 Cohn Brothers movie “Raising Arizona,” there was a mysterious character ironically named Leonard Smalls, a/k/a “Lone Biker of the Apocalypse. ” Smalls was a bounty hunter hired to look for a kidnapped baby, … Continue reading

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PTSD & the Blindness of the Just Man

Originally posted on Unraveled and the Birth of Joy:
Love will find a way where wolves fear to thread. – Lord Byron ? Recently I took part in a research study regarding OIF and OEF veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder,…

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The modern GOP is incapable of empathy.

– Today, The Huffington Post published this article imploring the GOP to show as much sympathy and compassion for its constituents as it does for its wealthy donors and to each other. While I wholeheartedly agree with the sentiment, I … Continue reading

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Fake Christianity.

I have a problem.  I’m ashamed to admit I’m a Christian.    That’s because these days, open-minded, compassionate, tolerant people with a conscience give you side-eye if you tell them you’re a Christian.   They assume you embrace the far … Continue reading

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Republicans have selective empathy.

This video from Bill Maher had me rolling.   What he says is so true.  

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Where I stand on “positive thinking.”

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
Positive thinking taken to extremes is deluded thinking. I’ve seen several blog posts about the problem of forced positive thinking lately, and since this is an issue that has concerned me for a long…

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Donald Trump & Ayn Rand

Originally posted on CLUSTER B:
—Psychopaths or Narcissists? On November 8th of this year, the “unthinkable” happened. Donald Trump was elected president. Although his campaign sounded more populist that free-market fundamentalist, his choices for cabinet tell a different story. Liberals…

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