posted on Mar, 24 2004 @ 09:18 PM
Couldn't help myself this has got to be the most satirical, black humor article I have read or heard of since Animal House..I had no idea that
Russian's had that much of a sense of humor.
Although Nostradamus is perhaps the most famous prophet from France, the words of French philosopher Voltaire-"It is dangerous to be right when the
government is wrong"-more accurately prophesized the horrific state of modern-day America under the tyranny of the lying, inept, corrupt and venal
In the lexicon of behavioral psychology there are two popular terms: psychopath and sociopath. Although these terms are often used interchangeably,
there is a distinction between them. Psychopaths are usually individuals with physical or mental illnesses or impairments that prevent them from
distinguishing right from wrong. Sociopaths, on the other hand, are normally individuals who know right from wrong, but lack any semblance of
conscience. They are the penultimate example of the "ends justify the means" ideology, and the ends always inure to the benefit of the sociopath,
regardless of how many people are harmed in the process. In a sociopath's world, other humans are not looked upon as reasoning and emotional beings,
but as products that exist for the sociopath's gratification or self-aggrandizement.
Not surprisingly in a capitalist society sociopathic personalities dominate the business world. Many wealthy corporate executives bask in the
material excesses available in the United States while exploiting the natural resources, polluting the lands, violating the human rights, and
profiting from the inexpensive labor in poorer countries. Meanwhile these executives often throw hundreds, sometimes thousands, of Americans out of
work in an alleged quest to stay competitive, a euphuism that normally means, "One can never be too greedy or too rich". Displaced workers,
meanwhile, frequently find themselves and their families without health insurance, and often watch the savings of a lifetime erode in a matter of
weeks or months.
Yet the plight of the.......
[Edited on 24-3-2004 by tututkamen]