"Are we prepared to promote conditions in which the living contact with God can be reestablished? For our lives today have become godless to the point of complete vacuity. God is no longer with us in the conscious sense of the word. He is denied, ignored, excluded from every claim to have a part in our daily life." - Alfred Delp, S.J.

Saturday, March 12, 2016

This is interesting: What mental health experts have to say about Donald Trump ...

It may be just a theory - but it makes sense.
Sam Vaknin, a mental health expert and author, has studied over 600 hours of Donald Trump footage and made the harsh conclusion that Donald Trump is not simply a classic narcissist — he is, in fact, a “malignant and, probably, psychopathic narcissist.”
Vaknin says, the diagnosis for Trump is rather easy, although he does qualify that with the fact that no mental health professional can make a true diagnosis without lengthy testing and engaged dialogue with the person being diagnosed. But based on 600 hours of observation, Vaknin feels confident that Trump is a disturbed person.
“To my mind, Trump is the most perfect example I have ever come across of a malignant and, probably, psychopathic narcissist. Of course, he cannot be fully and assuredly diagnosed this way. Only a qualified mental health diagnostician can determine whether someone suffers from Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) and this, following lengthy tests and personal interviews. But the overwhelming preponderance of presenting symptoms and visual and textual evidence for tentative profiling is definitely there.”
To see what other mental health experts have to say about Donald Trump, click here. - Source
Works for me.

Another aspect I thought was fascinating was this observation:
One of many mannerisms of Trump that concerned Vaknin is his unwillingness to tell the truth which may, in fact, be less of an unwillingness to do so and more of an inability.

Yet people actually believe him to be the 'last hope' for appointing a pro-life judge to the Supreme Court.

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Gotta run ... stuff to do.


  1. Oh, how I love the visual of you running like that guy in the video above. Thank you for the laugh! You know how to be silly and I appreciate that in you.
    Thank God for this lovely day in MN!

    1. Glad you liked it - it's really supposed to be Trump. Haha!

  2. I don't believe in doctors diagnosing a person they have never actually treated. Seeing someone on film when they are campaigning is different from seeing them in their down or private time time. People who have actually worked for Trump speak of his kindness, generosity, and genuine concern for others. This does not mitigate his very real flaws. I just don't think it is right to diagnose anyone with a serious personality disorder when you don't even know them.


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