Point of Reference.

While I fixate on the idea of just how much emotions influence the behaviour of people, I've only lately begun to wonder about what influences my own behaviour. More importantly, what characteristics make up my personality. Because for a long time I've accepted that if emotions dictate much of human behaviour, then ultimately emotions also... Continue Reading →

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“They’re not simply insensitive to punishment – no, there’s a very different organisation of their reinforcement learning system. The prefrontal cortex processes punishment very differently in the psychopathic brain” Punishment. What is it? Do we need it? Probably. I believe it’s the main way in which humans learn to be human. Not just learn, but... Continue Reading →

How to Emotion: Volume IV.

When I was much younger, I would practice different facial expressions in front of the mirror. As far back as I can remember, perhaps since age six or seven, before and after every shower I would stand in front of the mirror and envision different social scenarios, and then react. Paying close attention to the... Continue Reading →

A Pretty Penny – Same Coin. Two Sides.

[1] ENTRY: DIARY 07. 021 So there’s this guy I know named Ed, and Ed is an antisocial. Not just that, but Ed’s parents abused him throughout his childhood. Now aged 27, Ed is quite mentally unhinged compared to society’s expectations and standards. As an antisocial since birth, he’s always had odd interests an urges.... Continue Reading →

A Systematic Extinction

There is no higher power than Evolution. The significance of this in terms of personality disorders (specifically ASPD) is something I have attempted to highlight via my last few pieces. It’s a framework that applies to people who have these disorders, but how does this apply in a more general sense? You see, the psychopath... Continue Reading →

An Environment Built to Fail Me

There are plenty of videos, blogs, and articles which highlight the destructive patterns of people with ASPD. The psychopathic and sociopathic traits of ASPD are most useful to pop culture. While a new wave of personal experiences are being shared via the internet which aim to help others who have been victim to people such... Continue Reading →

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