Political Ponerology has ratings and 28 reviews. The first manuscript of this book went into the fire five minutes before the arrival of the secret p. Political Ponerology is shocking in its clinically spare descriptions of the true nature of evil. It is poignant in its more literary passages revealing the immense. Andrew M. Łobaczewski. P O L I T I C A L. P O N E R O L O G Y. A science on the nature of evil adjusted for political purposes. Translated from the original Polish.
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At one moment a psychopath may speak of his profound love for ponerolovy mother; the next, how a woman he once knew as a child was the woman he loved the most, even more so than his mother! Apply Ponerologic Knowledge to Improve Leadership and Government Some anarchists feel that, given the prevalence of pathology, it is irresponsible to maintain powerful centralized governments – which are always vulnerable to hijacking with potentially devastating consequences – at all.
In particular, he was motivated to consider the consequences of psychopathic individuals participating in the government. He describes factors, some of them quite surprising, including the aftermath of some physical illnesses, that render certain people admiring of and submissive and susceptible to pathological thinking and recruiting, while others remain staunchly resistant even poneroolgy the cost of poverty, harassment and risk to their lives.
We simply cannot have a thorough or mature view of humanity, human systems or our world without understanding the true basis of ethics and conscience and of their perversion.
We learned after a while not to believe anything he said because he told so many lies… He has never shown any guilt or remorse for his depredations; on the contrary, he continually complains about his treatment by the press, the prison system, and society”. According to this researcher, the line of distinction between a sadistic torturer at Abu Ghraib, and a non-violent peace activist is simply one of chance.
An objective world view must be practical and rooted in biological realities. Gryf Publications,pp. In the search for a good life, humanity first used the power of animals, then turned to exploiting their fellow humans. This represents a potential crisis for the integrity of science about which we should be eternally wary. The original manuscript of this book went into the furnace minutes before a secret police raid in Communist Poland.
Such unions frequently aspire to political power in order to impose their expedient legislation upon societies in the name of a suitably prepared ideology, deriving advantages in the form of disproportionate prosperity and the satisfaction for their craving of power.
We judge as if we are dealing with other relatively normal people who may simply be making poor judgments without accounting for the fact that, as normal people using normal categories of thinking, we cannot relate to or make sense of the abnormal motives of pathological people.
The presence of such “disease” on the individual level is described in the Almost Human section above. But, even when we are perceptive enough to sense something amiss, unaware of the full truth of the related pathology and its impact, we react: In that example, if the worker bees continue to operate normally, even after the queen has been incapacitated, the hive will perish. At present, in systems where this issue is dealt with at all, we tend to oscillate frustratingly between instituting severe punishments that many find distasteful and being repeatedly victimized by the pathological.
They will pressure them in various ways not to do it and they will stigmatize looking outside the lines and trying to help people in novel ways that may lead to new insights about the nature of the system.
Include Appropriate Teaching of Ponerology-Related Material within Educational Systems Ponerology involves very practical and important applications of scientific information from a variety of fields, including biology, psychology and sociology.
This fundamental deficit in a minority of the population allows our global tragedy to continue unabated. Such groups’ antisocial activities and blatant disregard for moral values naturally disgust normal people, and thus their influence does not spread far before they lose their battle with society.
And he shows how this pain is compounded when others deny that this process is taking place at all simply because its mechanisms are not always physically obvious, sometimes leading victims to limit their social circles to those who understand and relate.
In addition, this could provide a basis for interfaith cooperation since pathology vs. These differences must be taken into account when attempting to achieve an objective look at reality. Now that’s a scary thought, but in it lies an understanding of the collective rut humanity is in.
Political Ponerology by Andrew M. Lobaczewski
When it suits there needs, they may proclaim to feel remorse, but unknowingly contradict themselves in words and actions. Zbigniew Brzezinski suppressed it. After the Soviet invasion of Poland, the family estate was confiscated and the owners driven out from their old house. They are, as Robert Hare terms them, an intraspecies predator. Challenges to Political Ponerology As much as I salute what Lobaczewski achieved with this book, this is not to say that I agree with every facet of what he or the editors, who often add their commentary, do or say or fail to do or say in it.
He also said his only weakness was that he cared too much! He will smile and deceive you, and he will scare you with his eyes. Knowledge of its nature, how it creates its networks and spreads, how insidious is its guileful approach, is the only antidote.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. Lobaczewski speaks from experience when he explains how to fill the psychological void left by such a sudden awakening with solid information to preempt the anxiety that a more primitive reintegration might generate.
Instead of thinking that poliical humans have something that psychopaths do not i. See Dave McGowan’s analysis of the incident in question. As a result, the capacity for developing internal controls and conscience and for making emotional “connections” with others is greatly reduced. They see nothing wrong with themselves, experience little personal distress, and find their behavior rational, rewarding, and satisfying; they never look back with regret or forward with concern.
Why do things always seem to get worse and degenerate into madness and genocide? Nevertheless this is a unique and pnerology work containing enough material to be included in a further research of the fascinating and mysterious field of ponerology the study of the causal components of the origin of evil.