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Where are psychopaths most common?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Silas.soule, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. Silas.soule

    Silas.soule

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    It's known that psychopaths are disproportionately represented in the ranks of business leadership. Also, it's known that psychopaths like to rise to positions of authority. Hence, we find them leading business, churches, hospitals, etc.

    But at the same time, a lot of poor people carry on like psychopaths.

    Where is the higher concentration? In the ranks of the upper classes, or the lower classes?
     
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    Look at the people around you. If they all look normal then you are it.

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    certifiedfunds Cosmopolitan Bias

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    Sociopaths

    You know the saying great men are seldom good men?


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    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    The best place to find them is in military leadership for the reasons you have already mentioned.

    Certain jobs require certain character traits whether we like it or not.
     
  8. Bruce M

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    Lower income groups. Because the difference between being eccentric and being diagnosed as mentally ill is a question of income level. The cat lady pushing the shopping carriage who has not bathed in a week is not eccentric, she is nuts. The guy who built this airplane had enough money to be eccentric.

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    happyguy Man, I'm Pretty

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    Just because I drink a lot and talk to myself doesn't mean I'm a psychopath.

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    Sociopath gone bad = car salesman.
     
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    Highest Rates of Psychopathy:

    1. CEO
    2. Lawyer
    3. Media (Television/Radio)
    4. Salesperson
    5. Surgeon
    6. Journalist
    7. Police Officer
    8. Clergy person
    9. Chef
    10. Civil Servant

    Lowest Rates of Psychopathy:

    1. Care Aide
    2. Nurse
    3. Therapist
    4. Craftsperson
    5. Beautician/Stylist
    6. Charity Worker
    7. Teacher
    8. Creative Artist
    9. Doctor
    10. Accountant


    http://jobs.aol.com/articles/2013/01/02/the-jobs-with-the-most-psychopaths/
     
  13. RWBlue

    RWBlue Mr. CISSP, CISA CLM

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    That is what I was thinking.
     
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    I'm surprised to see surgeon on the top list. Chef maybe. The rest I would have guessed as listed.
     
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    Obviously never received a bill from a surgeon.:shocked:
     
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    certifiedfunds Cosmopolitan Bias

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    Not at all. Surgeon makes perfect sense. Gotta be able to do his job without emotional investment in the outcome of the patient.

    I'd expect oncologists to be there as well.
     
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    I've had six surgeries in the past four years. Both surgeons were very confident in their abilities but also very polite and well liked by their long terms staffs. I'm actually surprised at how little they get of those $40k bills. But I agree, they can't become emotionally involved. My BIL, a veterinarian, is emotionally detached from his patients. I've lost sleep over some of his patients. I hate to see people or animals suffer.
     
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    My thought was the clergy and churches. I see they are number eight on that list. Interesting. We only know of some of their crimes and we know the church covered up even more.