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Tue Mar 7, 2017, 04:38 AM

Ben Carson Unpacked

He's just another sociopath goon.

They come in all colors, shapes and sizes. Surgeons, in particular, are known for their enormous god complexes.


Surgeons—for some reason categorized separately from other doctors—are among the 10 most psychopathic professions, though they do get edged out by lawyers, media workers, and CEOs for the top three spots.




Reference

Kevin Dutton
The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies, and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success
F First Edition Edition
ISBN-13: 978-0374291358, ISBN-10: 0374291357


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littlemissmartypants Mar 2017 OP
HoneyBadger Mar 2017 #1
Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2017 #3
mountain grammy Mar 2017 #9
Bernardo de La Paz Mar 2017 #2
littlemissmartypants Mar 2017 #7
jayschool2013 Mar 2017 #4
littlemissmartypants Mar 2017 #6
Joe Chi Minh Mar 2017 #5
synergie Mar 2017 #8
littlemissmartypants Mar 2017 #10
synergie Mar 2017 #11
littlemissmartypants Mar 2017 #12

Response to littlemissmartypants (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:16 AM

1. Given how many politicians are lawyers.....

 

Trump gets #1 and #3

Clergyperson is definitely interesting

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Response to HoneyBadger (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:58 AM

3. And 4, more #4 than anything else. Huckster, con, fraud artist, deadbeat. . . . nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #3)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 03:55 PM

9. Yep!

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Response to littlemissmartypants (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:56 AM

2. Surgeons are notoriously autocratic as they lead their Operating Room teams

It is very much like a captain on a ship. Their command is about as good as law. When an artery bursts or a heart stops, a team has to move at lightning speed without pausing to debate or give double talk.

Hence it makes sense to consider surgeons separately from the kindly family doctor who inspects the cranky two year old child's ear.

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #2)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 03:45 PM

7. Sounds exactly, exactly like

Something I read in another article. Word for word exactly. Do you have a reference Bernardo de La Paz?

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Response to littlemissmartypants (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 07:06 AM

4. Journalism Teacher

So on what side of the scales does a journalism teacher fall?

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Response to jayschool2013 (Reply #4)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 03:42 PM

6. Number Seven

On the NOT a psycho side, according to his analysis. Thanks for the reply jayschool2013.

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Response to littlemissmartypants (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 03:52 PM

8. Historically surgeons were considered a different profession than physician.

 

They had side gigs as barbers, for instance. They didn't diagnose illness or prescribe medicines, they just cut stuff off (in Western history anyway).

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Response to synergie (Reply #8)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 04:10 PM

10. Some say that cutting creates an overwhelming

Adrenaline addiction. That's why the more they cut the more they want to cut. Keep in mind Carson was sued eight times. That we know about. Imo, signifying his inability to maintain governance over his own bad behavior. Thanks for the reply synergie. ♡

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Response to littlemissmartypants (Reply #10)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 06:25 PM

11. It is rather fun :-)

 

(I got to do some cutting as an undergrad research assistant). Keep in mind though that he was in a rather high risk field, pediatric neurosurgery tends to create situations where people need someone to blame when things don't go right.

I have family who are in medicine, and they're sued a lot. They served a rather litigious population (people incarcerated already), they never lost a case (they learned early to ensure they documented EVERYTHING).

I actually had some friends who worked in his department at Hopkins, they say that when he was in his wheelhouse he was fine, literally anything outside of neurosurgery, he was pretty ridiculous. His religious beliefs, how he thought the world should be run etc. Observation over years, as non-peers, some of which when he was a star. I was rather starstruck when I attended one of his speeches, he is brilliant when he was talking about hemispherectomies and his personal mythology on his journey out of Detroit. (I've since learned he made up a whole lot of crap re the personal mythology).

The problem with him, as the med students of Hopkins Med School noticed was that the literally had no clue how ignorant he was about literally anything BUT hemispherectomies!

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Response to synergie (Reply #11)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 12:05 AM

12. Interesting synergie.

Got my first dissection kit and microscope at eleven. Taught grad level anatomy and physiology lab. Twenty nine yrs. in medical field. Doctors come in many freaky flavors and personalities exponentially as freaky. Carson doesn't surprise me at all. I could see how he could easily be perceived as benign in certain situations. This situation unfortunately doesn't fall into that category.


Thanks for the reply.

♡lmsp

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