Here are a few terms that I was to considering using when describing certain politicians. Whose name would you place next to any of these? Feel free to combine these terms in any manner that you choose.
Aggression: 1) The act of initiating hostilities or invasion. 2) The practice or habit of launching attacks. 2) Hostile or destructive behavior or actions.
Assertive: Inclined to bold or confident assertion; aggressively self-assured.
Assert: 1) To state or express positively; affirm. 2) To defend or maintain one’s rights. 3) To put oneself forward boldly or forcefully in an effort to make an opinion known.
Pathological: 1) Of or relating to pathology (departure or deviation from a normal condition). 2) Relating to or caused by disease. 3) Of, relating to, or manifesting behavior that is habitual and compulsive.
Liar: One that tells lies (a false statement).
Sociopath: One who is affected with a personality disorder marked by aggressive, antisocial behavior.
Narcissism: 1) Excessive love or admiration of oneself. 2) Erotic pleasure derived from contemplation or admiration of one’s own body or self, especially as a fixation on or a regression to an infantile stage of development.
Multiple Personality: A psychological disorder, sometimes occurring as a symptom of schizophrenia in which a person exhibits two or more disassociated personalities, each functioning as a distinct entity.
(All definitions provided by The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language).
Today would have been John Lennon’s 72nd birthday. Hats off to you, John. Imagine the joy that John gave to others with his music.
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