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Washington, D.C., is the most psychopathic of all U.S.

Psychopaths are dangerous people because they are human predators.

Some are violent criminals and serial killers. Many others are not, but are upstanding pillars of the community, found in reputable professions, especially CEOs, politicians, lawyers, journalists, and most alarmingly, clergy. (More on these occupations later in this post.)

The hallmark attributes of a psychopath include a lack of empathy for others, selfishness, lack of guilt, and a superficial charm that manifests exclusively to manipulate others. It should be noted that those attributes, except maybe lack of guilt, also characterize pathological narcissists or the Narcissistic Personality Disorder.

Psychopathy is not a binary, either/or attribute, but displays itself as a spectrum of more or less. We are told that as many as 5% of people may possess psychopathic tendencies.

A recent study by Dr. Ryan H. Murphy, a research assistant professor at Southern Methodist University’s School of Business, in Dallas, Texas, found that Washington, D.C., is the most psychopathic of all of United States.

Published as a 14-page online working paper, titled “Psychopathy by U.S. State,” Murphy employed the Big Five personality traits as a measure to estimate the level of psychopathy for each of the contiguous 48 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.

The Big Five personality traits are:

  1. Extraversion
  2. Agreeableness
  3. Conscientiousness
  4. Neuroticism
  5. Openness

Psychopathy is loosely correlated with low extraversion, very low agreeableness and conscientiousness, very high neuroticism, and moderately high openness. In other words, psychopaths are introverted, very disagreeable, very unconscientious, highly neurotic, and moderately open.

Methodology

Each of the Big Five personality traits receives a T-score centered on a mean of 50 and a standard deviation of 10. Extraversion enters positively, while neuroticism, agreeableness, and conscientiousness enter negatively.
Using Renfrow, et al.‘s data for the Big Five personality traits for the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia, Murphy created a raw score for each state by subtracting its scores for neuroticism, agreeableness, and conscientiousness from its score for extraversion. The raw score is then converted into a standardized z-score. The 48 states and D.C. are then ranked in accordance with each state’s z-score, from most psychopathic to least psychopathic.

Rentfrow, et al.‘s data are from:

  • Rentfrow, P. J., Gosling, S. D., Jokela, M., Stillwell, D. J., Kosinski, M., & Potter, J. 2013. “Divided We Stand: Three Psychological Regions of the United States and Their Political, Economic, Social, and Health Correlates.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 105 no. 6: 996–1012.
  • Rentfrow, P.J. and M. Jokela. 2016. “Geographical Psychology: The Spatial Organization of Psychological Phenomena.” Current Directions in Psychological Science 25, no. 6: 393-398.

Results

Murphy found that areas of the United States measured to be most psychopathic are those in the Northeast and other similarly populated regions. The least psychopathic are predominantly rural areas, Wyoming being a curious exception.

The top five in psychopathy are the District of Columbia, Connecticut, California, New Jersey, New York & Wyoming (tying for #5 rank). The states that are the least psychopathic are West Virginia, Vermont, Tennessee, North Carolina, and New Mexico.

Here is the list, beginning with D.C. as the most psychopathic:

  1. District of Columbia, with a z-score of 3.58. Murphy wryly observes: “The presence of psychopaths in District of Columbia is consistent with the conjecture found in Murphy (2016) that psychopaths are likely to be effective in the political sphere.”
  2. Connecticut: 1.89
  3. California: 1.21
  4. New Jersey: 1.09
  5. New York: 1.01
  6. Wyoming: 1.01
  7. Maine: 0.99
  8. Wisconsin: 0.95
  9. Nevada: 0.89
  10. Illinois: 0.73
  11. Virginia: 0.67
  12. Maryland: 0.66
  13. South Dakota: 0.61
  14. Delaware: 0.56
  15. Massachusetts: 0.46
  16. Arizona: 0.45
  17. Florida: 0.40
  18. Iowa: 0.30
  19. Colorado: 0.28
  20. Texas: 0.25
  21. Ohio: 0.22
  22. Utah: 0.09
  23. Arkansas: 0.00
  24. Idaho: -0.05
  25. North Dakota: -0.06
  26. Michigan: -0.07
  27. Alabama: -0.08
  28. Pennsylvania: -0.12
  29. Rhode Island: -0.14
  30. Louisiana: -0.17
  31. Kansas: -0.19
  32. Georgia: -0.11
  33. Minnesota: -0.28
  34. Missouri: -0.33
  35. Washington: -0.43
  36. Kentucky: -0.51
  37. Nebraska: -0.53
  38. South Carolina: -0.64
  39. New Hampshire: -0.79
  40. Oregon: -0.81
  41. Indiana: -1.01
  42. Mississippi: -1.10
  43. Montana: -1.10
  44. Oklahoma: -1.29
  45. New Mexico: -1.39
  46. North Carolina: -1.55
  47. Tennessee: -1.48
  48. Vermont: -1.66
  49. West Virginia: -2.11

Murphy hypothesizes that the level of psychopathy of a state has to do with at least these two factors:

  1. Rate of urbanization (and therefore, population congestion).
  2. Occupation

Murphy writes on page 5 that:

  • The “most disproportionately psychopathic” occupations are CEO, lawyer, media, salesperson, surgeon, journalist, police officer, clergyperson, chef, and civil servant (or politician).
  • The least psychopathic occupations are care aide, nurse, therapist, craftsperson, beautician/stylist, charity worker, teacher, creative artist, doctor, and accountant.

Religious clergy are among the most psychopathic occupations! I am reminded of what the late psychiatrist M. Scott Peck, M.D., wrote: what better place for evil to hide than in the church, by camouflaging themselves as good.

Murphy concludes:

The District of Columbia is measured to be far more psychopathic than any individual state in the country, a fact that can be readily explained either by its very high population density or by the type of person who may be drawn [to] a literal seat of power…. Additionally, Wyoming is an odd data point, ranking very high in psychopathy given its lack of population.

To find out if you’re a psychopath, go to “Are you a psychopath” and take the test!

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~Eowyn

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Dozens of Obama's sons & daughters brawl at AZ State Fair

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In his brilliant bestseller on evil, People of the Lie, the late psychiatrist M. Scott Peck, M.D., wrote that we can’t hope to cure a disease if we refuse to name it.
Once again, however, America’s pusillanimous media cower from naming the disease by refusing to report the truth.
This time, it is a “brawl” at the Arizona State Fair in Phoenix.
And as in so many similar brawls, flash mobs, knock-out games race riots, the media use the coy euphemism of “teens” in place of “blacks” — a fact that you can see with your own eyes in these screen shots I took from the 3TV news video.
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Karen Brown reports for 3TV that more than two dozen teens were arrested after a large fight on the first night of the Arizona State Fair, Oct. 10, 2014.
Police say as many as 60 “teens” from the same neighborhood were involved in the fight. The “teens” even began fighting with police officers who stepped in.
An adult woman was seen kicking and hitting a police officer. She was one of two adults arrested.
The fight continued several blocks from the fairgrounds, located at 19th Avenue and McDowell Road.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety said that 35 “teens” were arrested and released to their parents.
About 75 officers from multiple agencies were assigned to the state fair.
“To prevent this from happening again, we’re gonna have a stronger presence here, said Maj. Ken Hunter with the Arizona Department of Public Safety. “At the gate, there will be more aggressive searches and we will be very visible throughout the rest of the fair.”
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200 sons of Obama riot in Louisville, Kentucky

But we hear only the sound of crickets from the willingly State Controlled Media, while the local TV station that reported this somehow, just somehow, left out the word “black” from its report.

In his bestseller People of the Lie: the Hope For Healing Human Evil, the late psychiatrist M. Scott Peck, M.D. observed that just as doctors can’t hope to cure a disease if they can’t even identify it, if we want to solve a problem, so too must we first have the honesty and courage to actually name it.

When you read the following report by WDRB, just insert the word “black” before the words “teen” or “teens.” I’ve interspersed WDRB’s report with screenshots I took from a news video, which clearly shows the rioting “teens” to be black.

WDRB reports, March 24, 2014:

According to the latest reports from police, at least 17 incidents were reported after a group of approximately 200 teens began robbing and assaulting people Saturday night.  

Louisville2Police say it started around 7:45 p.m. when the teens gathered near the entrance of the Big Four Bridge.

That’s where police say 12 teens assaulted and robbed a 13-year-old girl, as well as a man who came and tried to help her.

Officers broke up the crowd, but shortly after that, there were more problems in the downtown area.

Louisville

Police say once the large group left Waterfront Park, 70-80 teens were reported to be causing a scene at the White Castle on 1st Street. Nearby, a woman reported a group of teens assaulted her while she was parked in her car. Police say her two children were in the car with her, as the suspects repeatedly punched her and threw trash cans at the car.

A group then raided Bader’s Market on South 1st Street. Police say they took items off the shelves and assaulted the [black] clerk as he tried to close the doors on them. [See screenshot below]  

Louisville3Police were then called to three separate assaults on 5th and Broadway, 6th and Broadway, and 3rd and Chestnut. Each victim in those assaults had to be transported to the hospital.

Police say this is not common for Louisville, pointing out that crime rates in downtown Louisville have dropped in recent years.

On Monday, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer addressed the problem, telling the teens their behavior was unacceptable.

“To the young kids, y’all know what you did was wrong. You weren’t raised this way. It’s not the way we roll in the city. We expect greatness from our youth. We don’t expect violence from our youth. So we’re calling on you, obviously, to get your act together.”

Louisville Mayor Greg FischerLouisville’s useless mayor Greg Fischer

Police patrols will be stepped up near the Big Four bridge on nights and weekends.

Officers will increase patrols in Waterfront park on nights and weekends. So far, police say only one arrest has been made in connection with the incidents, and they’re still looking for more suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LMPD crime tipline at 574-LMPD (574-5673).

H/t Dean Garrison of The D.C. Clothesline

~Eowyn

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Mob of 400+ feral black teens loot NY shopping mall

If you want to corrupt the truth, start with corrupting the language.
To understand U.S. media’s news reports, we need to know their secret code. Here are some media code words:

  • “Flash mob,” “hundreds of teens,” “brawl” and “fights” are the codes for black race riot.
  • “Knockout game” is the code for assault — punching a stranger to the ground.

On Christmas Day, some 600 “teens” feral blacks converged in a “flash mob” on rioted at a movie theater in Jacksonville, Florida. 62 police officers were brought in to “curb the melee” put down the riot.
The next day, December 26, 2013, there was another “flash mob” riot of more than 400 “crazed teens” feral blacks who looted and assaulted shoppers in a Brooklyn, NY shopping mall.
Kings Plaza Brooklyn
In the news report below, the words between quotation marks are the reporters’.
Kevin Sheehan, Natasha Velez and Natalie O’Neill report for the New York Post, December 27, 2013, that a “wild flash mob” “stormed and trashed” the Kings Plaza Shopping Center in Brooklyn, New York, causing so much “chaos” that the mall was forced to close during post-Christmas sale.
Beginning at 5 p.m. on Dec. 26, 2013, more than 400 “crazed teens” — who mistakenly thought the rapper Fabolous would perform — erupted into “brawls” all over the shopping center.
The “troublemakers” looted and ransacked several stores as panicked shoppers ran for the exits and clerks scrambled to pull down metal gates.
Black mob in Brooklyn mall
Abu Taleb, 31, a clerk at the kiosk Candy Plaza 2, said, “I was begging them to stop. There were a lot of kids, hundreds of kids . . . [Security] would chase them out one door and they would come back in another door. I’ve been here seven years, and I have never seen anything like this before.”
Some of the “teens” staged a “game of knockout” on the top floor — and one may have been carrying a gun, sources said.
Shante, a 21-year-old perfume merchant, said, “They were playing the ‘knockout’ game. People were getting really scared.”
“Fights” at the mall also broke out in front of McDonald’s and Best Buy, where a group of girls began screaming and throwing punches as security guards struggled to break up the “brawl.”
Some of the “teens” — who had planned the “rowdy meet-up” on social media — later took to Facebook to brag about it. Ray Ray Sextana posted on Facebook, “[Kings Plaza] was on tilt today but n-ggas wasn’t catching me.” Another “teen,” Mark Wallace, posted, “S–t was crazy at Kings Plaza. So the security started shutting down the mall and kicking all teens out but it was so much of us they couldn’t get control. F–ked up my middle finger tryna fight them bitch ass security guards.”
Two security guards carried “a teenage boy” out by his wrists and ankles, video footage shows. Nobody was injured seriously and no arrests were made, police sources said. 
The mall was shuttered at around 7 p.m. for roughly an hour and has since issued a temporary “no teens” rule, in which anyone under 21 must be accompanied by an adult.
As if that’ll prevent another “flash mob” by those lovely “teens.”
In his bestseller on narcissism and evil, People of the Lie, the late psychiatrist M. Scott Peck, M.D., pointed out that we must name the problem if we are to solve it. Imagine doctors trying to cure cancer if they can’t even call it by its name, “cancer.”
That’s what the U.S. media are doing with the problem of black crimes and the hordes of feral young blacks — products of sexual promiscuity, absent fathers, and broken homes — who commit mayhem (hey, it’s just “flash mobs” and “knockout games”!) in HUNDREDS, thereby overwhelming the capability of security guards and law enforcement.
~Eowyn

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Obama on Anti-Depressants

Ulsterman of News Flavor recently had another conversation with the anonymous “White House insider” whom Fellowship of the Minds calls DeepThroat2 (DT2). See Ulsterman’s previous interview with DT2 HERE.
According to DT2, Obama is battling severe depression and is on anti-depressant meds. Obama is also very angry and smoking more than a pack of ciggies a day — all signs of a man who’s very stressed but who remains in denial that he himself is the source of the problem. 
This is consistent with the syndrome of pathological narcissism. When a narcissist finds the world no longer conforming to his grandiose view of himself, and other people have become critical instead of adoring, he typically falls into a severe depression. Most narcissists eventually come out of their depression cockier than ever, with a redoubled grandiosity instead of humility.
For a narcissist to really change requires that he shed his grandiose self-conception and look at himself honestly. In short, a narcissist must stop being a narcissist. But the very nature of pathological narcissism prevents narcissists from admitting they have a problem and to seek professional help. As psychiatrist M. Scott Peck explains, “To receive treatment one must want it, at least on some level. And to want it one must consider oneself to be in need of it. One must, at least on some level, acknowledge his or her imperfection.” But imperfection is something to which the narcissist, by the very nature of his disorder, will not and cannot admit. That is why psychiatrists say pathological narcissism is one of the most difficult-to-treat conditions in the lexicon of mental illness. [Read more about pathological narcissism HERE.]
~Eowyn

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The following Qs & As are compiled from Ulsterman’s article of September 27, 2010:
Q: So you state that President Obama is depressed?  How did you come by this information?
DT2: From a direct source still working within the White House on a daily basis. As I had stated previously, tensions at the White House have reached a critical stage. The infighting among staff is off the charts. More recently, the president has increasingly withdrawn emotionally from the day to day demands of his job – he has become what was described to me as “empty”.
Q: Do you mean to say the president is not doing his job?
DT2: Not exactly. He is there, he is getting briefed throughout the day, but President Obama appears to have emotionally shut down, not entirely mind you, but a great deal. It has worsened since I was last there. His natural detachment has become almost chronic to the point of being disconcerting to staff around him. It appears President Obama is suffering from severe depression.
Q: And why do you think this is happening?
DT2: Well for one, he was completely unprepared for the job of being President of the United States. The demands on one’s time, the emotional and physical toll, are considerable. Second, the failure of the administration to effectively communicate to the American people. You have to understand that Obama believed that his ability to orate would be enough – that is proving to have been a considerable mistake on Obama’s part, and he is not dealing particularly well with that reality.
Q: why…should your opinion on the condition of President Obama be viewed as legitimate?
DT2:  I certainly understand a healthy dose of scepticism. I still wish to remain anonymous, and for those still supporting the president, I would understand how they would wish to dismiss any reports that diminish President Obama in any way. The fact remains though, I know what I know. And I know what I have been told by very reliable sources still at the White House. There are staff increasingly dissatisfied with this president. When that happens, word starts to get out.
I would also add what you well know. I have been quite accurate on my previous discussions with you. I indicated there would be a mass exodus of staff from the White House days and even weeks prior to those leaving became public. Larry, David, Rahm, and more have or are in the process of leaving. Your readers need only check the dates of when you published with the public announcements of those departures to confirm that fact. I have been very truthful. I indicated Pelosi was under intense pressure and challenge from within her own party. That has also proven to be accurate.  What I have told you to date has been the very thing that has developed surrounding the White House – and what I am telling you now is also just as accurate.
[…] call this process a test balloon, the kind that is often run up in politics. We are gauging the reaction by those within the party, as well as critical supporters outside the party. In essence – can we count on Obama for 2012?  We are conceding November 2010. We are about to get our asses kicked. Ok, so be it – let’s get our –expletive- together for 2012. The most critical component of that of course, is Barack Obama. Will he hold up? Can he prove as effective a candidate for 2012 as he was in 2008?Q: So just how bad is the president’s depression?
DT2: It is my understanding it is pretty bad.
Q: Is he being treated?
DT2: You will need to be more specific, do you mean by a doctor?
Q: What I mean specifically is medication. Is the president receiving medication for his depression?  (Long pause)
DT2: I believe…yes, I believe he is. I believe he has been for some time actually. As to something more specific, I do not know. Nor do I care to say.
Q: Just to confirm then – it is your belief that President Obama is on anti-depression medication?
DT2: Yes – that is what I just told you.
Q: Smoking? The president is still smoking then?
DT2: Yeah – I thought that was pretty common knowledge. Yeah, the president is still smoking. The problem is, he’s apparently smoking a great deal, and for a man approaching his 50th year, having smoked for so long, that cannot be a good thing.  I’ll put it this way – the smoking is considerable enough that it has become an issue.
Q: An issue?  Who has the issue specifically?
DT2: I would assume his family.  I know the White House – his staff. Certainly his doctors. They have noted the increase in his smoking over the last year. It has apparently alarmed some of them considerably.
Q: So what are we talking about here? More than a pack a day?
DT2: Oh yeah, more than that. The guy is under a lot of stress, that is no secret….
Q: So how would you describe the overall mood of the White House these days?
DT2: Troubled. Concerned. Uncertain.  And angry. A lot of anger.
Q: And what about the mood of the president himself?
DT2: The same.
Q: You have been kind enough to leave our readers with a tidbit of information to further prove the validity of your claims. What can you leave us with this time regarding what is coming from the White House or the Democratic Party that has not yet been picked up by the mainstream media?
DT2: Just prior to the midterm elections, a significant figure within the party is going to break out and talk publicly to the media about much of what has and is going on both at the White House and Congress. We need to have a bit of a cleansing process as a party, and this individual is now willing to do just that. It may actually be more than one. From there we can start the process of rebuilding and recovery. It will be much the same as we did back in 1994. That playbook is still as legitimate today as it was then. Don’t count out the Democratic Party – we will be back, and back in a big way, and I still believe back in time for 2012.
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