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Response to Cicada (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2019, 04:05 AM

15. Only if he has it. How many do NOT know Trump

almost certainly has a significant personality disorder? Imo, that has been demonstrated publicly and documented for a good 40 years, unlike dementia, and would explain most or all of his behavior. Certainly traits must be considered in any evaluation since dementia is not a cure and they don't just go away, and stress tends to make them worse, sometimes drastically.

Also, behavioral evolution between early and later life could explain some of it. These days the orange fascist doesn't have to speak in complete sentences to have crowds cheering. "Build that wall" and "lock her up" actually work better. And, of course, both Twitter and fascistic political techniques encourage stripping messages down to basics. And, once again, of course, he's under a great deal of stress these days.

Dementia could be setting in as a secondary factor on top of all of it, of course. His father's late-onset Alzheimer's apparently didn't for something like another decade, but heritability is high at 79%.

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