Westerners who are Psychopaths

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Re: Westerners who are Psychopaths

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:45 pm

nuzen wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:12 am
cptrelentless wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:24 am
Only steers and queers come from Texas, and you don't seem like a steer to me.
Oh! Why do you reply like this?

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Re: Westerners who are Psychopaths

Post by Freightdog » Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:58 pm

Psychopath, or sociopath?
From my limited understanding of this, there are many shared traits. But trying to state that someone is one thing or another is fraught with risk. Psychopathic tendencies don’t necessarily lead to full on psychopthic behaviour, etc.

Someone once said during a course that all psychopaths are sociopaths, but not all sociopaths are psychopaths. (Generally)
I once had a colleague whose behaviour was so antisocial and bizarre, we (the rest of us at that base) did wonder whether he might have the capacity to progress from the sociopathic to psychopthic.
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Re: Westerners who are Psychopaths

Post by clutchcargo » Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:01 pm

And before anyone asks.... No, I'm not a nutter,
I guess everyone will have their own ideas as to what constitutes being 'nutty as a fruit cake' or 'a bit cuckoo'... :whistler:

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Re: Westerners who are Psychopaths

Post by siliconlife » Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:18 pm

fax wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:34 pm
siliconlife wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:12 am
Since this isn't a panel of psychologists, I think a good definition for "psychopath" for this particular thread could be
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Re: Westerners who are Psychopaths

Post by Spigzy » Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:46 pm

As per clutchcargo, I am the most “Psycho” of anyone on this forum, or in this country. I challenge anyone to say otherwise to my mother.
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Re: Westerners who are Psychopaths

Post by explorer » Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:22 pm

There are different definitions of psychopath. You could probably classify those who dont pay their bill, but do a runner, as psychopaths.
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Re: Westerners who are Psychopaths

Post by pczz » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:37 pm

nuzen wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:09 am
explorer wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:39 am
If you stay in any of the areas where there are a lot of foreigners, you will realize there are some people you just want to avoid.

You will also meet many good people.
Yes, of course. However I'm referring to a special category of person, the Psychopath.
If 1% of westerners are pschopaths and they tend to move to cambodia/asia it may be to meet more pschopaths because judging by the numbe rof hackings, stabbing clubbings and burnings that take place here with such a small population I would say there are a much higher percentage of Khmer pschopaths in Cambodia than 1%
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Re: Westerners who are Psychopaths

Post by RickyBobby » Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:51 pm

What draws men here to Cambodia specifically, is a very great question to ask. It's not hard to figure out we are different, and we are different and colorful for as many reasons as you can imagine. I am sure psychopath could make the list, however IMHO, it wouldn't be near the top.

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Just a couple off the top of my head. I am not putting the obvious sexpat in there, because I think that is too stereotypical.

I came because I was uninspired and disenchanted with the western world. I wanted to go someplace as far as possible from it, turn my life on its head, and see if I could look back to where I was with any sense of appreciation.

All I did was find a place full of fascination and intrigue where I will never belong, and in doing so, changed myself enough that I will never belong at 'home' anymore either.

p.s. It is true that in the expat/traveler to Cambodia demographic, there are more weirdo's, misfits, addicts, con artists, ex cons, mentally ill, and so on and so forth. It almost goes without saying.
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Re: Westerners who are Psychopaths

Post by nuzen » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:24 am

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:45 pm
nuzen wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:12 am
cptrelentless wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:24 am
Only steers and queers come from Texas, and you don't seem like a steer to me.
Oh! Why do you reply like this?

That's Hollywood, and those are actors. I'm a Vietnam Era Veteran. My basic training did include a real drill sergeant in my face, and I respected him.
Have you served in your home country's military, Mr. Jamie_Lambo?

Just wondering, :)
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Re: Westerners who are Psychopaths

Post by nuzen » Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:32 am

Freightdog wrote:
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:58 pm
Psychopath, or sociopath?
From my limited understanding of this, there are many shared traits. But trying to state that someone is one thing or another is fraught with risk. Psychopathic tendencies don’t necessarily lead to full on psychopthic behaviour, etc.

Someone once said during a course that all psychopaths are sociopaths, but not all sociopaths are psychopaths. (Generally)
I once had a colleague whose behaviour was so antisocial and bizarre, we (the rest of us at that base) did wonder whether he might have the capacity to progress from the sociopathic to psychopthic.
Very good comment, Mr Freightdog.

Thanks,
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