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The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson
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Aug 10, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: i-have-it, psychopathy
Read from August 10 to 18, 2011

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Jon Ronson
“‎I have panicked unnecessarily in all four corners of the globe.”
Jon Ronson, The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry

Jon Ronson
“This was truly to be a radical milestone: the world’s first-ever marathon nude psychotherapy session for criminal psychopaths. Elliott’s raw, naked, LSD-fueled sessions lasted for epic eleven day stretches. The psychopaths spent every waking moment journeying to their darkest corners in an attempt to get better. There were no distractions—no television, no clothes, no clocks, no calendars, only a perpetual discussion (at least one hundred hours every week) of their feelings. When they got hungry, they sucked food through straws that protruded through the walls. As during Paul Bindrim’s own nude psychotherapy sessions, the patients were encouraged to go to their rawest emotional places by screaming and clawing at the walls and confessing fantasies of forbidden sexual longing for one another...”
Jon Ronson, The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry

Jon Ronson
“Bedlam: an institution with a history so fearsome it gave its name to a synonym for chaos and pandemonium.”
Jon Ronson, The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry


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