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Feb 12

One Out Of Every Ten Wall Street Employees Is A Psychopath, Say Researchers -- Science of the Spirit -- Sott.net

This is hardly the first time that mental illness has been equated with a certain capacity for professional success -- especially in the financial sector, where some stock traders have actually scored higher than diagnosed psychopaths on tests that measure competitiveness and attraction to risk.

Some psychologists have long claimed that the qualities that make for a high-achieving politician or stockbroker are also the same traits that psychopaths have in abundance.

via One Out Of Every Ten Wall Street Employees Is A Psychopath, Say Researchers -- Science of the Spirit -- Sott.net.

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Feb 12

Prison Planet.com » Ethicists Argue Killing Newborn Babies Should Be Allowed

“Merely being human is not in itself a reason for ascribing someone a right to life. Indeed, many humans are not considered subjects of a right to life: spare embryos where research on embryo stem cells is permitted, fetuses where abortion is permitted, criminals where capital punishment is legal,” the authors write.

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