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Possibly caused by his opioid addiction.
Different times, more of those Nazi top people where nothing more or less than junkies, Germany was a large producer and exporter of drugs and you could buy stuff openly on almost every street corner, the '36 OS was won by Benzedrine and the army loved Pervitin which even could be bought inside chocolates in the normal bakery's, housewives loved it since they could lose weight by eating chocolates
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Many psychopaths actually do have high IQs (for example, Ted Bundy). This is one reason why they are so good at manipulating.
Actually, most psychopaths are not too bright. Many have acquired the necessary emotional intelligence to manipulate people from early childhood abuse, which sort of served as a catalyst for their abnormal behavior and fantasies.
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Old 18.04.2020, 21:22
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Actually, most psychopaths are not too bright. Many have acquired the necessary emotional intelligence to manipulate people from early childhood abuse, which sort of served as a catalyst for their abnormal behavior and fantasies.
You're right. I remember reading before that psychopaths tend to have high IQs but apparently most do not have above-average intelligence.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16178679
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Many psychopaths actually do have high IQs (for example, Ted Bundy). This is one reason why they are so good at manipulating.
Common believed myth, psychopaths on average however have a lower IQ than non-psychopaths, a few smart and known psychopaths do not change that.

https://www.newscientist.com/article...-intelligence/

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do have a bachelor in Political Science and am a subscriber of the new york times and washington post

so please keep your conceitment for yerself
Thanks for making me laugh! Finally someone with a good sense of humor.
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Old 18.04.2020, 21:32
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You're right. I remember reading before that psychopaths tend to have high IQs but apparently most do not have above-average intelligence.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16178679
Yeah, I know my psychos.
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Old 18.04.2020, 21:40
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You have a point, although I would not go so far as to say “everyone”.
You could also postulate that no sane person would apply for the role of US President
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Common believed myth, psychopaths on average however have a lower IQ than non-psychopaths, a few smart and known psychopaths do not change that.

https://www.newscientist.com/article...-intelligence/
Yeah, and that would explain, then, why so many of the more famous psychopaths really didn't seem very bright. There is a difference between being highly manipulative and being intelligent.

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Old 18.04.2020, 21:54
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If I saw two oposing camps, one's presenting a plan for improving things and the other just shooting their opponents down, I think I know what camp I'd root for. Negative campaign has never worked.
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If I saw two oposing camps, one's presenting a plan for improving things and the other just shooting their opponents down, I think I know what camp I'd root for. Negative campaign has never worked.
I'd personally go for the one with the free food.
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I'd personally go for the one with the free food.
We are talking about the US.
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Well, it was funny for a bit, haha you elected Trump, but it’s more of a dangerous nuisance now.
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If I saw two oposing camps, one's presenting a plan for improving things and the other just shooting their opponents down, I think I know what camp I'd root for. Negative campaign has never worked.
Trump presented what seemed like a decent plan for starting to open things up yesterday. Today he followed it up with tweets encouraging his followers to totally disregard his plan and start civil disobedience (or worse) in 3 states with democratic governors. He even used the word "liberate" and brought up the 2nd Amendment, as if coronavirus has anything to do with gun rights?? No. Just NO. I will not root for that kind of camp.
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Old 18.04.2020, 23:06
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Trump presented what seemed like a decent plan for starting to open things up yesterday. Today he followed it up with tweets encouraging his followers to totally disregard his plan and start civil disobedience (or worse) in 3 states with democratic governors. He even used the word "liberate" and brought up the 2nd Amendment, as if coronavirus has anything to do with gun rights?? No. Just NO. I will not root for that kind of camp.
Assualt rifle body armour wearing nazis, lets just stop panderimg
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Trump presented what seemed like a decent plan for starting to open things up yesterday. Today he followed it up with tweets encouraging his followers to totally disregard his plan and start civil disobedience (or worse) in 3 states with democratic governors. He even used the word "liberate" and brought up the 2nd Amendment, as if coronavirus has anything to do with gun rights?? No. Just NO. I will not root for that kind of camp.
I don't think I'd even consider tweets to be part of any campaign. Saying why not rooting for a camp is again negative. Why root for Trump's opponents - this is what I would find interesting.
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Oops sorry, neo-nazis, they aren’t actually members of the german nazi party, they just share the same concerns
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Trump presented what seemed like a decent plan for starting to open things up yesterday. Today he followed it up with tweets encouraging his followers to totally disregard his plan and start civil disobedience (or worse) in 3 states with democratic governors. He even used the word "liberate" and brought up the 2nd Amendment, as if coronavirus has anything to do with gun rights?? No. Just NO. I will not root for that kind of camp.
He is cynically trying to drum up support from GOP voters in States where Republican senators are at risk in the next election.
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I don't think I'd even consider tweets to be part of any campaign. Saying why not rooting for a camp is again negative. Why root for Trump's opponents - this is what I would find interesting.
He is a campaign, how can you disasociate one from the other given his position?
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I don't think I'd even consider tweets to be part of any campaign. Saying why not rooting for a camp is again negative. Why root for Trump's opponents - this is what I would find interesting.
"Saying why not rooting for a camp is again negative" Sorry, do not understand?
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I don't think I'd even consider tweets to be part of any campaign. Saying why not rooting for a camp is again negative. Why root for Trump's opponents - this is what I would find interesting.
They are, though. Social media played a big role in the last election. Trump's campaign (the first one) was largely based on trying to demonize Hillary Clinton. "Drain the swamp" etc. Fake news articles and memes were intentionally created and spread all over Facebook as part of the Cambridge Analytica scandal to swing undecided voters to vote for Trump instead of Clinton. FB profiles were being monitored to look for signs of indecisiveness (regarding who someone was going to vote for) and then those profiles were targeted with anti-Hilary articles, etc. There is a good documentary about that titled "The Great Hack." Social media is often used to manipulate elections now, across the world.
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