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On psychopaths.

Professor Sam Vaknin puts into stunning, poetic words why we have nothing to fear from psychopaths.

It's a 24-minute video, so watch it when you can concentrate.

youtube.com/watch?v=P89t9NQCUT

Hollywood conditioned the public to fear psychopaths.

So did our literati and academics.

But the FAKE description of psychopaths reminds me of what Islamist terrorists used to say:

"We love death the way you love life, so we will win."

Let's deconstruct
THAT steaming pile of horse manure.

One, Islamist terrorists as a group most certainly did NOT love death.

They surrendered in droves, and their leaders never risked a precious whisker of their OWN pious beards.

Two, when the enemy senselessly throws away his life, by definition he will lose.

Example:

The Islamic State put their best men into suicide units called the Inghemasiyoun.

"Those who immerse themselves."

The best-trained, most-experienced men were Inghemasiyoun.

So, who can see the problem of killing all your best men?

EXACTLY.

You kill all your best men.

This is why the Germans of World War One abolished assault battalions and instead trained the entire army to be shock troops.

These are Home Guard, some of whom are in their fifties.

The assault battalions were comprised of only unmarried volunteers 27 and younger.

They suffered extremely high casualties.

When the entire army was trained as shock troops, the high command discovered that husbands, fathers,and grandfathers didn't fight as hard as the young single men.

They wanted to live.

SO THE TACTICS WERE CHANGED IN ORDER TO SAVE LIVES.

See?

Even with new tactics, the Germans did extremely well.

Now, the Imperial Japanese were ALL suicide troops.

They lost badly against citizen-soldiers who wanted to live.

In the end, those who love life will always defeat those who love death.

When you know that life is precious, you take actions that have long-term ramifications, such as engendering good will in the former enemy.

The world becomes a better place.

People on this very forum tell us constantly that the other side is winning.

Balderdash.

Hooey.

Defeatists have been conditioned by the very people who the defeatists claim they want to fight.

When Trump was elected, the country was much worse off than it is now.

We don't know what Trump's plans are, but he says we'll be happy with them.

Having studied history, I never expected a total lack of setbacks, especially given the stakes.

The defeatists wanted something that they could never be given.

They wanted a Hollywood movie.

Well, despite the foregone conclusion of World War II, it was absolute hell to GET TO that foregone conclusion.

During the Battle of the Bulge, we lost 19,000 dead over six weeks.

That's 46,000 when scaled up to 2021.

We lost 4400 dead in Iraq over eight years.

In World War II, commanders EXPECTED large numbers of casualties. Our troops died like flies.

The psychopath doesn't know that others have precious lives, so the psychopath operates like the Islamic State and the Imperial Japanese.

Both ended up on the ash heap of history.

You have nothing to fear from psychopaths.

All you need to do is learn about their weaknesses and then exploit them.

The way Trump does.

The best is yet to come.

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Makes sense, if you don't value life you are reckless.

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