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Narcissism and its Impact

The term “narcissism” is derived from the Greek mythology of Narcissus and it refers to an interest or concern with the self along a broad continuum, from healthy to pathological, including such concepts as self-esteem, self-system, and self-representation, and true … Continue reading

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Hunting the Psychopath – Mike Cross Interviewed on Freedomain Radio

Stephan Molyneux Freedom Radio The nature, coloring, stripes and habits of the most dangerous human predator… Also — are there some among us born evil? More: http://www.hare.org Freedomain Radio is the largest and most popular philosophy show on the web … Continue reading

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Shyness, grieving soon to be classified as mental illness

FOX News Millions of healthy people – including shy or defiant children, grieving relatives and people with fetishes – may be wrongly labeled mentally ill by a new international diagnostic manual, specialists said on Thursday. In a damning analysis of … Continue reading

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Brian Basham: Beware corporate psychopaths – they are still occupying positions of power

Source: Independent Over the years I’ve met my fair share of monsters – rogue individuals, for the most part. But as regulation in the UK and the US has loosened its restraints, the monsters have proliferated. In a paper recently … Continue reading

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The Empathic Civilisation

Source: RSAnimate Bestselling author, political adviser and social and ethical prophet Jeremy Rifkin investigates the evolution of empathy and the profound ways that it has shaped our development and our society. Our Related Articles Influence of Parenting Styles and Bullying … Continue reading

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Focus on the Psychology of Dehumanization

In times of conflict the involved parties often see their opponents as dangerous, inhumane, or even evil. According to psychologists, when we look down on one another, see others as lesser human beings, or violate human rights, we have entered … Continue reading

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Zero Degrees of Empathy

Source: RSA Professor Simon Baron Cohen presents a new way of understanding what it is that leads individuals down negative paths, and challenges all of us to consider replacing the idea of evil with the idea of empathy-erosion. Listen to … Continue reading

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Dr Helen Caldicott – Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Source: YouTube This video is a short talk by Dr Helen Caldicott, who is a very well respected anti-nuclear advocate. According to her own website, she has devoted over 35 years to an international campaign to educate the public about nuclear … Continue reading

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