Take the Psychopath Challenge

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  1. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    According to Kevin Dutton, author of The Wisdom of Psychopaths, "...within the framework of clinical psychology, a psychopath is someone with a distinct cluster of personality traits including charm, charisma, fearlessness, ruthlessness, narcissism, persuasiveness, and lack of conscience."

    http://kevindutton.co.uk/ (link at top of page)
     
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    Can a nigga get a nigga dance
     
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    13 out of 33
     
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    15 out of 33 here.

    I heard a story on NPR about psychopaths challenging their energies into successful careers and I thought of the guy who did laser surgery on my face. He did an excellent job but he is just the weirdest guy, no ability to make small talk or be personable.
     
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    All of that shit is packaged as 'confidence' and presented as something you're supposed to aspire to. People are generally only concerned with the way they look, and money. Psychology is a fork to the brain.
     
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    I have multiple mental disorders, but psychopathy isn't one of them. I don't even need to take a test to know that.
     
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    I got a 25.
     
  8. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    Stupid test doesn't even say at what number you start thinking of killing.
     
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    Then he's obviously not a psychopath. Look at the description you posted. Charm, charisma, etc. He sounds more like he has a mild case of Aspergers.
     
  10. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    I was just thinking psychopath because he had no trouble cutting up people. He also dyes his hair an odd shade of chestnut brown.
     
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    Also, by successful careers I am guessing they would specifically be talking about ones that involve schmoozing and persuading people to buy or do things that the average person wouldn't be able to and not feeling bad about it. See Jordan Belfort in "The Wolf of Wall Street".
     
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    That was one the report specifically mentioned, stock brokers.
     
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    Is this thread about me?
     
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    :jj: Same here.
     
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    I have heard the narcissist term thrown my way since I was young. I can see where it comes from, but I do still care a lot about others. I just have difficulty expressing it.

    It's helped me a lot in business, but certainly hurt my love life.
     
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    When I was a kid, I hung out with a bad crowd. We got into trouble a lot. I became a pretty good shoplifter, mostly clothes, makeup and food. However, I would never steal from another individual. To me that just scummy. I knew people who would and didn't feel bad about it. That's psychopath behavior.
     
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    16? Whst the fuck kinda bullshit is that?
     
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