Is He or Isn’t He? Why It Doesn’t Matter

Is He or Isn’t He? Why It Doesn’t Matter

Dole or Chiquita? Either way, this guy’s bananas. Is he or isn’t he? That is the question. Or is it? “We had a fight, and I can see that he is genuinely feeling awful from the pics he posts of himself on FB. I know there are different levels of...
The Known, the Unknown and the Unknowable

The Known, the Unknown and the Unknowable

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” ~ Aldous Huxley The unknown is always encountered in the midst of the known. It manifests within what is usual and familiar, and hides there. The unknown is the serpent...
What Zombies Can Teach Us About Psychopaths

What Zombies Can Teach Us About Psychopaths

  Is a psychopath conscious?   First, what does it mean to be conscious? Consciousness is our subjective experience. It’s the feeling of being inside your own head, looking out. The philospher David Chalmers explores “the hard problem of...
Is There a “Psycho” In a Psychopath?

Is There a “Psycho” In a Psychopath?

Are psychopaths psychotic?   It is said that psychopaths aren’t insane, because they have an absence of delusions and other signs of irrational thinking. Is this correct? Something about it doesn’t seem quite right. “The term ‘psychosis’...
Compassion For the Psychopath?

Compassion For the Psychopath?

I imagine a day in the future when a cure for psychopathy is found.   Public announcements will be made informing psychopaths far and wide of free clinics that will offer the cure. An army of nurses in white will stand at the ready, their medicine cups arranged...
Fox in the Hen House: The Dangers of Forums

Fox in the Hen House: The Dangers of Forums

Several readers have asked me why I don’t have a forum on this website. The only problem in answering this question is where to begin.   I’ll start here: I don’t recommend traumatized people visit online forums because of the amount of secondary...
What Ebola Can Teach Us About Psychopaths

What Ebola Can Teach Us About Psychopaths

For the past few days,   I’ve wanted to write a post about those suffering with the Ebola virus and the very brave people who help them. Since this is a blog about psychopaths, I needed to find a way to connect them. I found my answer this morning when I went to...
It’s Time for More ‘Visitors and Love’

It’s Time for More ‘Visitors and Love’

 About one year ago,   I created a post similar to this one to acknowledge all of you who come to this website. I’ve decided to make it a yearly tradition. Many more of you find your way here one year later, from many more countries around the world. On an...
The Missing Piece in the Puzzle of Psychopathy

The Missing Piece in the Puzzle of Psychopathy

As I read all I could find about psychopathy, I found something was missing. A key piece of the puzzle was consistently absent, and it bothered me. I wasn’t sure how much this missing piece even mattered, but it seemed important enough to make me search for it...
More Awe and Beauty

More Awe and Beauty

More awe and beauty to remind you that life is much more than what you can see right now. This may resonate with you in an unexpected way. Here is Felix Baumgartner, jumping into the void from 128,000 feet (24+ miles up) and reaching a speed of 834 MPH, without a...
Let’s Take a Break for Beauty

Let’s Take a Break for Beauty

I just came across this gorgeous video and I want to share it with you. Put aside all the ugliness for just 5 minutes, and instead witness a glimpse of the inexplicable beauty of life. There is just something about this video that captures it so well, at least for me....
“I Am Fishead,” A Documentary About Psychopathy

“I Am Fishead,” A Documentary About Psychopathy

  “What the psychopath does is they weave a picture of a person that’s really a dream. It’s a spirit. It’s not real. And you feel like you’ve discovered a soul mate. A deep intimacy. And you’re experiencing one of those rare...
Freedom From the Psychopath

Freedom From the Psychopath

     “All things human hang by a slender thread; and that which seemed to stand strong suddenly falls and sinks in ruins” ~Ovid The illusion of the psychopath “standing strong” can’t last. Cracks appear in his mask of smoke and mirrors....
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