Skip to comments.Online internet trolls are psychopaths and sadists, psychologists claim
Posted on 02/17/2014 10:47:50 PM PST by Olog-hai
Canadian researchers have confirmed what most people suspected all along: that internet trolls are archetypal Machiavellian sadists.
In a survey conducted by the group of psychologists, people who partake in so-called trolling online showed signs of sadism, psychopathy, and were Machiavellian in their manipulation of others and their disregard for morality.
The researchers defined online trolling as the practice of behaving in a deceptive, destructive, or disruptive manner in a social setting on the Internet for no purpose other than their pleasure.
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So in other words they are Democrats.
They did a study to learn this?
Well it’s better than letting them act out their negative empathy and parastitic need for attention in the real world, I guess.
What about the ones that are paid by OFA?
I always thought that “troll” was a reference to “trolling”, as in fishing. Looking for a bite.
That’s the origin.
The MSM meme will be that this describes right-to-lifers, heterosexuals, Tea Partiers, global warming sceptics, evangelicals, observant Catholics, whites and men.
We will all be trolls.
Think of the possibilities here. Trolling is supposedly a sign of a severe mental problem. If they could actually establish that then all that remains is to redefine trolling as disputing whatever PC dogma is being discussed and voila! You have an entirely new weapon against dissident speech.
Sounds very USSR-like indeed. Anyone who couldn’t understand the “benefits of communism” or rejected atheism in favor of religion got labeled “mentally ill” and was sent to the special doctors.
I personally know two men who found their current wives on the internet. Both of the women were married to other men at the time. I’ve met the two women and I’m not sure it’s the man or the woman who got the short end of the stick. I know both men henpecked and do what they’re told. What these men who think they’re so smart aren’t really smart enough to see is, the women let them THINK they’re in charge.
I’m sure there are those who find their true loves on the internet. I just don’t understand why they can’t meet people like it used to be done. The internet should be used to get sex and leave it at that. Don’t get married! It was just sex!
No need to get into the spirit of the thread merely because of the title.
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...and it’s relevant because I don’t pay the salaries of internet trolls.
They studied trolls without calling us?
LOL! I think you will find this is often the case. I know, not in your house (snort!)
Trolling or not, most people pay for their internet access. If they want to troll, I say let ‘em troll as long as they’re paying their bill.
And all this time I thought they were just typical Democrats.
Hahahahahahahaha...I had no idea what to make of that post, but your reply hit the funny bone for me...:)