Psychopaths in power: The Parasite on the Human Super-organism

I was reading another devastating commentary by American author Chris Hedges on the overbearing tyranny of the State, and it got me to thinking about this popular notion of “rising up against” oppressors. Hedges’ analysis is on target, but I feel that his conclusion that we must “tear it down” in order to escape it […]

SOTT Talk Radio: Good Science, Bad Science – Psychology and Psychiatry

In this second in our series of shows on the topic of science and its benefits and negative consequences for mankind, we took a look at the use and abuse of psychiatry and psychology. From the psychotherapist’s chair to anti-depressant drugs and diverse therapeutic modalities, psychiatry and psychology have come up with as many solutions […]

Reframing our understanding of psychopaths, or why the world is so messed up

Contrary to the general misconception, psychopaths – those born evil – for the most part evade the criminal justice system and wind up as extraordinarily ‘successful’ members of society. They can become CEOs, Supreme Court judges, Presidents, Central Bankers, Media Barons, and leading academics whose ideas can infect the thinking of whole generations. I think […]