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August 2015

Are Lawyers all Raging Psychopaths?

Are Lawyers All Raging Psychopaths? Well, it seems to help if they want to be successful.

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“At one point, Dutton speaks to a successful attorney who told him: ‘Deep inside me there’s a serial killer lurking somewhere. But I keep him amused with cocaine, Formula One, booty calls, and coruscating cross-examination.'”

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The Dark Triad

The Dark Triad – Psychopathy, Narcissism, and Machiavellianism…a perfect storm.

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“Defined as a set of traits that include the tendency to seek admiration and special treatment (otherwise known as narcissism), to be callous and insensitive (psychopathy) and to manipulate others (Machiavellianism)…”

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Psychopaths – Basic Concepts

This article hits home with some basic concepts about psychopaths.

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“Many Psychopaths ‘make their living’ by using charm, deceit, and manipulation to gain the confidence of their victims. Many of them can be found in white collar professions where they are aided in their evil by the fact that most people expect certain classes of people to be trustworthy because of their social or professional credentials. Lawyers,…”

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What emotions do psychopaths feel?

This article explains the emotions psychopaths feel.

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“…psychopaths regard love with contempt. They view loving and loyal couples as an ugly, undifferentiated blob. Because they can’t experience or even understand love and loyalty, they see moral individuals as weak…”

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Psychopathic Love Fails

On point article on psychopaths and why they fail at love!

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“Psychopaths play their game primarily to fulfill their insatiable desires for power and control. They also play to meet their secondary needs for things like sex, money, prestige, a mother for their children…”

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You might know a psychopath…

Is someone you know a psychopath?

Summary:

The vast symptoms of this condition include traits such as:

Lack of or minimal empathy
Callousness
Manipulation
Pathological lying
Charm
Tendency toward boredom
Arrogance
Blame shifting
Dominance
Aggression
Impulsivity

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Is your favorite psychopath your hero?

There’s a reason we sometimes see psychopaths as heroes.

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Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Great article on Narcissistic Personality Disorder.

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