Do you pretend to be a psychopath or sycophant, mirroring but not believing the behavior that lets people get promoted? And of course that's Moses, not Jesus. I have one reality show that would really make your hair stand on end: So if Vonnegut was right, or even partially right, that "only nut cases want to be president," to what extent is the same true of corporations? We wound 'em and kill 'em and torture 'em and imprison 'em all we want. Sometimes I wish it had been. He told anybody who would listen how George W.
Thirty sessions over a period of nine months.
Chronicles of Vonnegut
Before we attacked Iraq, the majestic New York Times guaranteed there were weapons of mass destruction there. They have taken charge of communications and the schools, so we might as well be Poland under occupation. He experiences it as an insultnot as a nociceptive stimulation. Albert Einstein and Mark Twain gave up on the human race at the end of their lives, even though Twain hadn't even seen the first world war. There's much more to say about the link between psychopaths and sycophants but this is a column not a paper so let's leave it with some questions. In Unstuck in Time: The more resentful they become, the more they abuse other people.