Learning From The Psychopathic Leader: A Study in Despotism

Professor Robert Hare, once said of psychopaths: “They use superficial charm, manipulation, intimidation, and violence to control others and satisfy their own selfish needs… They lack conscience and feelings for others, take what they want and do as they please, violating social norms and expectations without the slightest guilt or regret.” Such a description fits … More Learning From The Psychopathic Leader: A Study in Despotism

Understanding Psychopathy

The word ‘psychopath’ strikes terror into the hearts of most of us.  We associate psychopathy with wildly deviant and criminal behaviour.  But are we correct to do so? Not necessarily claim the experts. Psychopathy is a personality disorder associated with shallow emotions, a lack of empathy/guilt, coldheartedness, egocentricity, superficial charm and manipulativeness, among a plethora of other traits. As such, it is … More Understanding Psychopathy