Narcissism

Jul 2018
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Trump World! Where the circus is always in town.
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noun
excessive or erotic interest in oneself and one's physical appearance.

PSYCHOLOGY
extreme selfishness, with a grandiose view of one's own talents and a craving for admiration, as characterizing a personality type.
PSYCHOANALYSIS
self-centeredness arising from failure to distinguish the self from external objects, either in very young babies or as a feature of mental disorder.


Sound like anyone we know?
 
Dec 2015
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The initial narcissistic abuse begins with belittling comments and grows to contempt, ignoring behavior, adultery, triangulation (forming any relationship triangles), sabotage, and, at times, physical abuse. At the core of a narcissist is a combination of entitlement and low self-esteem.

Which leads me to this report because of the "ROLE" model in the WH:

Hate crimes have seen an increase in cities across the USA. In California alone, the number spiked 44 percent between 2014 and 2017, up to 1,093 hate crimes last year, the state's attorney general's office reported last week.

The total number of hate crimes in the 10 largest cities in America jumped in 2017, marking four straight years for an uptick in such incidents.

The Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism at California State University found a 12.5 percent increase in incidents reported by police last year in Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego and San Jose, California.

The number of hate crimes reported in those cities totaled 1,038, up from 923 in 2016, according to the May study. In New York, nearly half of hate crimes last year were committed against Jewish people. In Los Angeles, gay men were targeted most. And in Boston the largest demographic hit by hate crimes were African Americans.

Brian Levin, co-author of the report, attributed the recent increases to greater "incivility" in national politics, citing policies such as President Donald Trump's travel ban from several majority-Muslim countries.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/07/17/hate-crimes-up-america-10-largest-cities/776721002/

But I imagine the Trump Team will think this is funny.
 
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Oct 2010
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Colorado
#4
noun
excessive or erotic interest in oneself and one's physical appearance.

PSYCHOLOGY
extreme selfishness, with a grandiose view of one's own talents and a craving for admiration, as characterizing a personality type.
PSYCHOANALYSIS
self-centeredness arising from failure to distinguish the self from external objects, either in very young babies or as a feature of mental disorder.


Sound like anyone we know?


Why do you hate me? Why don't you love me
like everyone else does? Why?
 
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Jan 2019
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Milwaukee
#7
noun
excessive or erotic interest in oneself and one's physical appearance.

PSYCHOLOGY
extreme selfishness, with a grandiose view of one's own talents and a craving for admiration, as characterizing a personality type.
PSYCHOANALYSIS
self-centeredness arising from failure to distinguish the self from external objects, either in very young babies or as a feature of mental disorder.


Sound like anyone we know?

Studies reveal that 6.2% of the general American population shows narcissistic tendencies. The best way to identify a narcissist is if he/she displays the following features:

1. Overly pompous talks that feed his/her ego
2. The tendency to monopolize conversations
3. He/she has the tendency to look down upon others.

Interestingly, narcissistic personality disorder or NPD borderlines with a few other similar personality disorders - histrionic, sociopath etc. Many experts believe that people in high positions or high ranks tend to show more of these tendencies since, in our culture, dominance takes you further than actual knowledge, skill, or talent. The so-called "alpha male" symbol - a theory which has been now disproved now among primates - somehow works for a lot of human beings in the capitalist society.
 
Dec 2015
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15,411
Arizona
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Studies reveal that 6.2% of the general American population shows narcissistic tendencies. The best way to identify a narcissist is if he/she displays the following features:

1. Overly pompous talks that feed his/her ego
2. The tendency to monopolize conversations
3. He/she has the tendency to look down upon others.

Interestingly, narcissistic personality disorder or NPD borderlines with a few other similar personality disorders - histrionic, sociopath etc. Many experts believe that people in high positions or high ranks tend to show more of these tendencies since, in our culture, dominance takes you further than actual knowledge, skill, or talent. The so-called "alpha male" symbol - a theory which has been now disproved now among primates - somehow works for a lot of human beings in the capitalist society.

OOOHHH--we have a newbie! From Milwaukee! Welcome aboard the crazy train! WoooWooo
 
May 2018
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USA
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I think the most baffling thing about Trump is this: How in the hell can he be narcissistic? Most narcissists have something to hang their narcissism on. But what does Trump have? Doesn't he realize he's a business failure with 6 bankruptcies? Doesn't he realize he's a cowardly draft dodger? Doesn't he realize he's a 300 pound fat slob with a ridiculous looking toupee on his fat, bald, ugly head? Doesn't he realize Koko the Gorilla had a vocabulary about ten times as big as his and was far, far more eloquent and intelligent?

The only possible excuses for Trump being narcissistic are these: 1) he's been spoiled and catered to his entire life with no correction, 2) he's crazy as hell. Personally, I think it's a combination of both.
 
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