Re: Sociopaths (was Re: Reforming Education)

Michael S. Lorrey (
Mon, 11 Oct 1999 21:10:54 -0400

Patrick Wilken wrote:
> >Ah, but by the definitions presented, it is self evident that the
> >government, the major media, and the major mercantilists are all quite
> >sociopathic, and they are the one's in charge.... as they treat all
> >people as mere objects to be manipulated....
> The government and major media are not people. You might as well say a
> stone is catatonic.

They are made up of people, and as entities do not take any action that is not action decided on by individual people. "Government" and "media" are merely smokescreens to allow individuals to get away with actions that they could not effect if they acted as private individuals. It is the best refuge for the sociopath to lead a productive life. As Dogbert said, in describing jury duty,"what other job allows you to decide the fate of other people's lives?"