[ExI] Implications of Sociopath Testing

Olga Bourlin fauxever at sprynet.com
Sat Aug 23 19:04:25 UTC 2008

From: "Stefano Vaj" <stefano.vaj at gmail.com>
To: "ExI chat list" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2008 11:05 AM

> I have always considered the term "sociopaths" as referred to
> individuals who are dysfunctional in their inability to conform to the
> social norms of their community - sometimes perhaps with good cause,
> but this is another story.
> Definitely not as referred to individuals that simply behave as ideal
> utility maximisers in the sense of classic economic theory.

I agree with you.  I thought "narcissist" was the going term for those 
individuals ...


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