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Authoritarian Sociopathy: Toward a Renegade Psychological Experiment

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Numerous studies have shown us that those given authority are more likely to lie, cheat and steal, while also being harsher in their judgments of others for doing these same things. Science tells us people with power feel less compassion for the suffering of others. Previous experiments also show us that those who are obedient to authority are capable of the worst forms of ...more
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Published May 11th 2014 by Free Press Publications
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Petra-X
The author is an anarchist who doesn't believe in copyright laws and so this is a free ebook. He says that power corrupts more or less inevitably. He says that those in authority seeing as they kings of their own domains are more likely to become tyrants, to lie, cheat, steal, bully and do whatever they please whilst punishing harshly those who do exactly the same thing but are subject to them. He could be describing most politicians and policemen in some countries and many bosses too.

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I adore this book. I have an audio book, and its one of those books you can just go back and listen to when your angry at the world and need someone to calm you down by explaining that at least someone else knows that the world is corrupt and there are ways of dealing with it.

If you have read anything of the Milgram experiment, or the Stanford prison experiment, you can see that all researchers take the same direction he took. Though this author used a ton more data as he had a whole book to wri
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