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What Are We Really Up Against? Creeping Sociopathocracy - A MUST READ

"Know thy adversaries."
There seems to be a pattern of sociopaths inevitably taking over just about EVERY governmental system. WHY?
A small group of courageous social scientists in Poland, who had lived through the Hell of the Nazi era and who found themselves in the Hell of the Stalin-era, found out. One survived. Read on...
What Are We Really Up Against? Creeping Sociopathocracy (Rule of, by, and for the Sociopaths) - A 'MUST READ'!

Catherine Austin Fitts (a former Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development of Bush Sr Administration and currently a 9/11 Truther) recently recommended Andrew M. Lobaczewski's book "A Science on the Nature of Evil." She claims it's essential reading in comprehending our 'evil-acting' adversaries and seeing them much more clearly, so we can make LASTING, positive, and healthy changes. I think she may be right. Here are some choice excerpts:

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"Pathocracy is a disease of great social movements followed by entire societies, nations, and empires. In the course of human history, it has affected social, political, and religious

movements as well as the accompanying ideologies... and turned them into caricatures of themselves... . This occurred as a result of the ... participation of pathological agents in a pathodynamically similar process. That explains why all the pathocracies of the world are, and have been, so similar in their essential properties."

"The actions of [pathocracy] affect an entire society, starting with the leaders and infiltrating every town, business, and institution. The pathological social structure gradually covers the entire country creating a "new class" within that nation. This privileged class [of pathocrats] feels permanently threatened by the "others", i.e. by the majority of normal people. Neither do the pathocrats entertain any illusions about their personal fate should there be a return to the system of normal man."

"We [the author's research group] started out with observations and searched the literature for clues, for profiles, for anything that would help us to understand the inner world of a human being - actually a group of human beings - who seemed to be utterly depraved and unlike anything we had ever encountered before.

"Imagine - if you can - not having a conscience, none at all, no feelings of guilt or remorse no matter what you do, no limiting sense of concern for the well-being of strangers, friends, or even family members. Imagine no struggles with shame, not a single one in your whole life, no matter what kind of selfish, lazy, harmful, or immoral action you had taken.

"And pretend that the concept of responsibility is unknown to you, except as a burden

others seem to accept without question, like gullible fools.

"Now add to this strange fantasy the ability to conceal from other people that your

psychological makeup is radically different from theirs. Since everyone simply assumes that conscience is universal among human beings, hiding the fact that you are conscience-free is nearly effortless.

"You are not held back from any of your desires by guilt or shame, and you are never

confronted by others for your cold-bloodedness. The ice water in your veins is so bizarre, so completely outside of their personal experience, that they seldom even guess at your condition.

"In other words, you are completely free of internal restraints, and your unhampered liberty to do just as you please, with no pangs of conscience, is conveniently invisible to the world.

"You can do anything at all, and still your strange advantage over the majority of people,

who are kept in line by their consciences, will most likely remain undiscovered.

"How will you live your life?

"What will you do with your huge and secret advantage, and with the corresponding

handicap of other people (conscience)?

"The answer will depend largely on just what your desires happen to be, because people are not all the same. Even the profoundly unscrupulous are not all the same. Some people - whether they have a conscience or not - favor the ease of inertia, while others are filled with dreams and wild ambitions. Some human beings are brilliant and talented, some are dull-witted, and most, conscience or not, are somewhere in between. There are violent people and nonviolent ones, individuals who are motivated by blood lust and those who have no such appetites. [...]

"Provided you are not forcibly stopped, you can do anything at all.

"If you are born at the right time, with some access to family fortune, and you have a special talent for whipping up other people's hatred and sense of deprivation, you can arrange to kill large numbers of unsuspecting people. With enough money, you can accomplish this from far away, and you can sit back safely and watch in satisfaction. [...]

"Crazy and frightening - and real, in about 4 percent of the population...."

[fr: Andrew M. Lobaczewski. "Political Ponerology: A Science on the Nature of Evil"]
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Very well put! 26.May.2007 21:06

d. beck

If you have been paying attention to the news of the climate scientists, you will know that the climate is headed for drastic changes. The Clinton admin. had this knowledge but the Bushies have wasted valuable time.

They know that the &^)& is going to hit the fan in the coming decades, but the energy giants want to sell their oil....no matter what....

If you ever wonder why the Constitution and the Bill of Rights has been slowly shreaded, it is because they know what is in the future and they need to protect their greedy asses.

Two other great books - 27.May.2007 11:32

x

"The People of the Lie' by M. Scott Peck and 'The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless versus the Rest of Us' by Martha Stout.

The best rule of self-defense: never engage. Always walk away. If everyone walked away, these people would be helpless. Don't do anything for them. Don't mow their lawn or bag their groceries.

Set your self free.

Re: walking away 27.May.2007 12:54

Jody Paulson

"Always walk away. If everyone walked away, these people would be helpless."

I think the key word there is "everyone." A lot of people have a stake in participating in this madness. They aren't going to walk away. That's where direct action comes in.

The Problems with this theory 28.May.2007 09:28

psychologist

I agree that there is a certain amount of sociopathology in people like Bush, Cheney, Hitler, Stalin, etc, but it doesn't completely explain the existence of these kinds of dictators and their lack of humanity. In the case of Nazi germany or Bolshevik Russia, there existed a profoundly occult and racist indoctrination of these sociopaths that gave them additional organization. In Germany, it was the Thule Society and a belief in the supremecy of the Arryan race that was projected on Jews, Gypsies, etc. In modern Israel, it is a belief that Jews have a god given right to dominate Palestine and that Arabs are somehow not equal as a race. White Supremecy groups conveniently make that distinction of superiority as a race according to skin color. You could call that mass sociopathy, but I don't think that's right, because it's not individual vectors of insane individuals who seize control, it's a generational conditioning. Within the constructs of that mindset, you grow up in a social sphere of influence that sees it perfectly okay to whip a negro or bulldoze a Palestinian's house without due process or compensation. I think psychology has to yeild to philosophy and a more detailed analysis of the nature of evil must take place.