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Profile of the Sociopath

This website summarizes some of the common features of descriptions of the behavior of sociopaths.

Glibness and Superficial Charm

Manipulative and Conning
They never recognize the rights of others and see their self-serving behaviors as permissible. They appear to be charming, yet are covertly hostile and domineering, seeing their victim as merely an instrument to be used. They may dominate and humiliate their victims.

Grandiose Sense of Self
Feels entitled to certain things as “their right.”

Pathological Lying
Has no problem lying coolly and easily and it is almost impossible for them to be truthful on a consistent basis. Can create, and get caught up in, a complex belief about their own powers and abilities. Extremely convincing and even able to pass lie detector tests.

Lack of Remorse, Shame or Guilt
A deep seated rage, which is split off and repressed, is at their core. Does not see others around them as people, but only as targets and opportunities. Instead of friends, they have victims and accomplices who end up as victims. The end always justifies the means and they let nothing stand in their way.

Shallow Emotions
When they show what seems to be warmth, joy, love and compassion it is more feigned than experienced and serves an ulterior motive. Outraged by insignificant matters, yet remaining unmoved and cold by what would upset a normal person. Since they are not genuine, neither are their promises.

Incapacity for Love

Need for Stimulation
Living on the edge. Verbal outbursts and physical punishments are normal. Promiscuity and gambling are common.

Callousness/Lack of Empathy
Unable to empathize with the pain of their victims, having only contempt for others’ feelings of distress and readily taking advantage of them.

Poor Behavioral Controls/Impulsive Nature
Rage and abuse, alternating with small expressions of love and approval produce an addictive cycle for abuser and abused, as well as creating hopelessness in the victim. Believe they are all-powerful, all-knowing, entitled to every wish, no sense of personal boundaries, no concern for their impact on others.

Early Behavior Problems/Juvenile Delinquency
Usually has a history of behavioral and academic difficulties, yet “gets by” by conning others. Problems in making and keeping friends; aberrant behaviors such as cruelty to people or animals, stealing, etc.

Not concerned about wrecking others’ lives and dreams. Oblivious or indifferent to the devastation they cause. Does not accept blame themselves, but blames others, even for acts they obviously committed.

Promiscuous Sexual Behavior/Infidelity
Promiscuity, child sexual abuse, rape and sexual acting out of all sorts.

Lack of Realistic Life Plan/Parasitic Lifestyle
Tends to move around a lot or makes all encompassing promises for the future, poor work ethic but exploits others effectively.

Criminal or Entrepreneurial Versatility
Changes their image as needed to avoid prosecution. Changes life story readily.

27 posted on 05/12/2011 5:23:05 PM PDT by panthermom (Pray for my son in Aghanistan and all the troops!)
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To: panthermom
GREAT listing! Every single one of these sociopathic traits is evident in 0dumb0 the RAT bastard socialist commie pig-in-chief. Personally I hope that 0dumb0 destroys himself prior to the 2012 election, because I am concerned that American voters have become so socialistic & dumbed down by our media & anti-American, anti-Christian educational system, that 0dumb0 would likely win the next election. Especially when there appears to be no Repub (other than Hermann Cain) with the cajones to actually attack the socialist nature of 0dumb0.

I hope & pray that God himself will harden & destroy the mind of 0dumb0, just as he did to Pharaoh during Moses time, and later also destroyed the mind of Nebuchadnezzar for his pride & arrogance.

74 posted on 05/12/2011 8:26:58 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: panthermom
Without a doubt, Obama is a textbook sociopath.

Lord, have mercy on our nation.

76 posted on 05/12/2011 8:42:50 PM PDT by 444Flyer ("...Rather the scorned- the rejected -the men hemmed in with the spears..." from 'A Consecration')
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To: panthermom


I’d say that Zer0 fits a lot of it.

But Slick! That is a perfect fit.

98 posted on 05/13/2011 6:05:22 AM PDT by Scanian
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To: panthermom

couldn’t agree more

115 posted on 05/13/2011 7:58:56 PM PDT by dtheis
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