The signs of sociopathy are usually there before we are abused; most of us just don’t know enough to recognize them

Psychopaths [make] the world go around…society [is] an expression of that particular sort of madness…I’ve always believed society to be a fundamentally rational thing, but what if it isn’t? What if it is built on insanity?

I won’t be stuck in traffic ’til I see how rugged my path is
And right now I’m loving how fast my troubles are fasting

No they don’t bother me oh realizing I’m psychopathic
A wild beast, baby I’m gladly running after
Yes a thing called peace outlasting any madness

The devil fears me oh he’s feeling
Like a fragment of a fraction
No he won’t come near me
‘Cause his hat trick’s out of practice

It is so easy at times for a lonely individual to begin fantasizing about what the people outside are saying about him and, in result, irrationally and fearfully, and sometimes angrily, fancy himself a villain.

Don’t give over all of your critical faculties to people in power, no matter how admirable those people may appear to be. Beneath the hero’s facade you will find a human being who makes human mistakes. Enormous problems arise when human mistakes are made on the grand scale available to a superhero. And sometimes you run into another problem. It is demonstrable that power structures tend to attract people who want power for the sake of power and that a significant proportion of such people are imbalanced – in a word, insane.

When you grow up as a girl, it is like there are faint chalk lines traced approximately three inches around your entire body at all times, drawn by society and often religion and family and particularly other women, who somehow feel invested in how you behave, as if your actions reflect directly on all womanhood.

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