Political Ponerology has ratings and 28 reviews. The first manuscript of this book went into the fire five minutes before the arrival of the secret p. About the Author. Andrew M. Lobaczewski was born in and grew up on a rural estate in the beautiful pied mountain vicinity of Poland. Under the Nazi. In , the third and final copy was written from memory by the last survivor of the original researchers: Andrew Lobaczewski. Zbigniew Brzezinski blocked its.
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For example, a wife may reject the conclusion that her husband is cheating on her, even when all the evidence logically points to this being the case e. Trivia About Political Ponerology. Probably most damning of all, for me, is that the writing was overwrought and boring as hell.
This, unfortunately, is a confusion of the effect the good times with the cause the dedicated effort to understand and the reality-matching social organizations created by that understanding which brought the good times into being.
Aug 23, dave rated it it was amazing. As you chop the door, the alarm annoyingly rings until you destroy it, too. The habit of avoiding morally embarrassing facts is a contagious one. Minutes later Jason knocked at the door, and as I flew down the stairs to meet him, my thoughts of Bert flew as well. While psychopaths will often use highly expressive and emotional language, further observation shows that they do not, in fact, understand what these emotions really entail.
They know the words, but have no understanding of the emotional content behind the words.
Without adequate knowledge, normal individuals who have been ejected from such a group will suffer immensely, cut off from their lobczewski ideological reason for joining. Such a victim finds himself agreeing with a skewed worldview, and any disagreement is limited to minor points.
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I look for an angle, an edge, figure out what you need and give it to you. Over time, as the group becomes more heavily ponerized, the spellbinders who originally led such a group are relegated to the task of repackaging the lobaczewsli for propaganda purposes. Such individuals lack vigor and are hypersensitive. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Evil requires a truly modern and scientific approach to lay bare its secrets.
Unfortunately the government will only become more pathological in its behavior and egotistical toward other nations until the deviant psychological aspects are either purged or destroy themselves.
Completely lacking in conscience and in feelings for others, the selfishly take what they want and do as they please, violating social norms and expectations without the slightest sense of guilt or regret. While retaining their intelligence, they become vengeful and praise-craving egocentrics, indifferent to the pain they cause others.
The language was simply impenetrable, it was boring and quite frankly, induced immediate sleep. Emotions become chilled and a sense of psychological reality is stifled.
Deviants function as leaders and ideological spellbinders, and while normal people may act as members, they have typically accumulated various psychological deficiencies. After the Soviet invasion of Poland, the family estate was confiscated and the owners driven Date of Birth: All of us are manipulative to some degree. They expertly tell “unlikely but convincing” stories about themselves, and often attempt to appear well versed in any number of subjects, using technical language that will fool most laymen but not an expert.
It was originally written around world war 2 by a This book was a pain in the ass to read.
But slowly they were either killed or ‘disappeared’, or otherwise taken care of. Majority—minority relations Political theories Psychology Psychopathology Sociological terminology.
Film ignores an analysis of the psychopathic parent that creates the traumatized child; social sciences ignore the influence of psychopathy on the minds of normal humans and the specific processes that give rise to ignoring one’s conscience. Also, for a “scientific” report, there was very little science, and the author makes conclusions and assumptions that don’t necessarily follow from the data – he doesn’t just take liberties, he squeezes them for all they’re worth and maybe spare change, as well.
After demolishing the door, you enter the kitchen and eat your snack. And if another of his kind comes knocking at your door, will you open it? They love to have power and control over others and seem unable to believe that other people have valid opinions different from theirs. Knowledge of its nature — and its insidious effect on both individuals and groups – is the only antidote.
There is, however, a statistically small segment of the human population who have quite a different worldview. In macrosocial unions, this position is generally occupied by a more representative individual not deprived of certain critical faculties; initiating him into all those plans and criminal calculations would be counterproductive.
After the Soviet invasion of Poland, the family estate was confiscated and the owners driven out from their old house. A New Science “Oversimplification of the causative picture as regards the genesis of evil, often to a single easily understood cause or one perpetrator, itself becomes a cause in this genesis Even when he shoots a hunting partner in the face, the media and public will studiously rationalize his coarse and psychopathic behavior. With very few exceptions down the ages, discussions in moral philosophy – the study of right conduct – have failed to systematically investigate the origin, nature, and course of evil in a manner free from supernatural imaginings.
This behavior model should be extended to many pathologies, including inherited psychological anomalies. I can imagine I feel these emotions know, therefore, what they arebut I do not. Its receipt was never acknowledged – the manuscript and all valuable data lost. It is likely that, without these factors present, the harmful actions would not have taken place. These somewhat naive views on evil are not entirely wrong. A typical description of an extreme case may include the following: Similar dynamics occur with strong beliefs in freedom of speech, freedom to pursue happiness, the “goodness” of humankind, etc.
He was not the first such researcher who followed a similar path. The third copy was produced after one of the scientists working on the project escaped to America in the s. When such an organization, working towards some social or political goal, is already accepted by a large number of normal people e.
When he began to refuse the letters, I started saving them in a notebook, making an entry each night, most of them a paragraph of two, a page at most. Society follows those who seem to know where they are going – and sometimes, evil lurks there.
When normal people read the work of a schizoid, they are often unaware of the true nature of the author they are reading. Given the importance of the subject matter that is somewhat concerning.
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