Would you trust a psychopath?  I can’t imagine many would answer yes to that question.

Would you trust yourself to recognise a psychopath?  That’s a little trickier as  psychopaths are notoriously intelligent, charming and deceptive.  Fortunately the odds are in our favour that we won’t come across many in our lifetime as they are a relatively rare breed.

Or are they?

The documentary The Corporation reveals the dominant institution of our time displays all the characteristics of  a psychopath:  It has no conscience, is manipulative, charming, glib, deceptive, parasitic, irresponsible, selfish, callous, promiscuous, impulsive, antisocial, and aggressive.  

The producers examine the rise of the corporation in our society and reveal, piece-by piece, that the organisations we trust to produce our goods and services, including our food and medicine, happen to tick all the boxes in the diagnostic criteria for a psychopath:

Fascinating viewing and well worth watching:

Part One

You can view the remaining parts on You Tube.

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