“Politicians are more likely than people in the general population to be sociopaths. I think you would find no expert in the field of sociopathy/psychopathy/antisocial personality disorder who would dispute this… That a small minority of human beings literally have no conscience was and is a bitter pill for our society to swallow — but it does explain a great many things, shamelessly deceitful political behavior being one.”—Dr. Martha Stout, clinical psychologist and former instructor at Harvard Medical School ➤➤
Read more via Dr. Martha Stout: “Politicians Are More Likely than People in the General Population to be Sociopaths” — There is No Difference Between Psychopaths and Politicians — Era of Light
(NewsVoice.se) DEBATT. Plötsligt en dag bjuds du in till den kommunala maktens finbord. Du erbjuds ett fett arvode, särskilt om du får en ordförandepost. På sikt får du en bra pension. Genom nätverkande, familje- och vänskapsrelationer får du en positionen i den politiska klassen. Samspela med chefer som fattar beslut i sakfrågor och du bygger din maktbas. Är du oduglig finns ändå chansen att få en bra fallskärm och översvallande vitsord i ditt CV. Torsten Sandström målar upp en graverande bild av karriären för en typisk svensk kommunalpolitiker. →
Läs mera via Så här suger den politiska klassen ut Sveriges kommuner – Sandström — NewsVoice
(Collective-Evolution) As the Amazon Rainforest crisis persists, our inability to protect our planet poses an existential threat to all of Earth’s inhabitants. As the sky recently turned black over Sao Paolo, Brazil because of smoke (thousands of kilometers away) from the fires that is so thick it can be viewed by NASA space satellites, the world’s leaders were assembled at the G-7 summit in Europe, seemingly more interested in exchanging sophomoric insults than solving the world’s most pressing and urgent problems. According to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research, almost 73,000 forest fires have been documented this year alone. That’s an alarming 84% increase from what was observed in 2018. →
Read more via Defending the Amazon, Indigenous Rights & Planetary Integrity — Collective Evolution
July 19th, 2019 By Mateo Sol Guest writer for Wake Up World
Originally published at LonerWolf and reproduced here with permission.
You’re lost. You’re ashamed to admit that you don’t know who you truly are. You have no idea what you want in life. In truth, you feel like a complete stranger to yourself.
Can you relate?
If so, don’t worry. There’s nothing wrong with you. What you’re experiencing is the product of living in a society that is constantly trying to tell you who THEY think you are. (And that’s freakin’ disorienting, demoralizing, and overwhelming.)
Read more via How to Find Yourself When You’re Lost in Life (9 Steps) — Wake Up World