Many of us—especially among the 2.4+ million souls in the American gulag—oppose the reactionary conservative mindset of most of the corporate masters and prison keepers.
For sure, there is a distinct minority that identifies with them and are themselves social predators.
A big part of the problem lies in the fact that most of us fail to recognize their pathology for what it is, a mental disorder. When we label it religiosity, politics, business, ideology, etc., it tends to pass social muster.
For us psychologists (PsyD), we are trained to diagnose these pathologies as disorders only when they seriously disrupt the person’s normal functioning and social integration. Perhaps we should revisit that analysis… more…