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Jan 30, 2023Liked by Harrison Koehli

Thank God you are writing (and re-exposing older articles like this) for those like me, who only woke up to the wrongs of our world fairly recently.

Until we really understand the true nature of those in control, and how they’re so easily able to manipulate us and the various narratives, we won’t be able to stop the the literal madness.

Psychopaths are very slippery by nature. Truth and clarity are some of our best weapons against them.

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Very well put, Nana!

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Great work, Harrison. So far, my layman's explanation of psychopaths, Cassandra's Memo: COVID and the Global Psychopaths, is censored off Amazon and is only available on Barnes and Noble and other alternate platforms. Your readers may download it and pay what they want here: https://dl.bookfunnel.com/t2feeen29q.

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Did Amazon give reasons, or just their usual vague robo responses?

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Fascinating historical background. Gilbert's book clearly needs to be reprinted.

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I've been planning on doing that. I might get back to it. Copies are hard to find and expensive, but I have one. Just need to scan it and correct the OCR.

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Jan 30, 2023·edited Jan 30, 2023Liked by Harrison Koehli

I would buy a corrected e-book.

My first novel has a WWII/Eastern Front setting, and researching it gave me the strong sense that everyone was wrong about both Nazis and Bolsheviks, because both outfits clearly attracted wrong'uns, at least among the higher-ups (sorry for the lack of scientific accuracy there, but that's how it came across to me back in the 90s, when I was writing a novel).

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Wrong'uns is close enough to scientifically accurate for me! ;) Could you expand on how everyone was wrong, though? Which conceptions of others did you have in mind at the time?

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Jan 30, 2023·edited Jan 30, 2023Liked by Harrison Koehli

Park that question for tomorrow! [For everyone else, I'm going to be a guest on Harrison's podcast tomorrow evening; he will have release details.]

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They never give reasons. The danger is that they kill my other 2 books and the rest of my platform if I resubmit. My best guess is that I went after the TG thing and that they considered it hate speech. If you scan the table of contents for ideas, I'd be grateful. Right now, I'm considering trying again w a new subtitle and those TG chapters as substack links. Best

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I'm as in the dark as to Amazon's criteria as anyone. TG is probably a good guess, though.

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Very good and very interesting. I heard a rumour that psychopathy is going to be removed form the next addition of the diagnostic manual. Not sure if that is true, but if so it would be in keeping with what you have written.

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That would be very telling! Last I heard they were actually taking what I consider a better approach, more in line with the European dimensional model. I'm actually in favor of removing "antisocial PD", as long as it's replaced with something closer to psychopathy.

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Well organized and written!

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Very well written!

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I've just discovered the book, Political Ponerology. Brilliant. Your article as well (recommended by one of your readers). What you write, what is in Political Ponerology, all makes such excellent sense. Note: I don't see it as some accident that the core thinking of Gilbert was generally not given attention. His book, at least as a pdf, should be available now, to all.

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Thanks, Elsa. Glad you found the book! Hope you enjoy reading my stack, and I'll get to work on Gilbert's book. :)

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Feb 16, 2023·edited Feb 16, 2023Liked by Harrison Koehli

If you locate it, and/or have it so you can scan to pdf, please let me know. It sounds very very interesting. Political Ponology - I am finding it fascinating - especially (right now - ch 4) the importance of the move against facts (think post-modernism, think New Age spirituality) and against reason and common sense (just about everything). And yes, I am enjoying your stack!

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I've got a copy. Planning on publishing a reprint.

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Fabulous. What about a pdf?

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We'll see!

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Feb 1, 2023Liked by Harrison Koehli

Like most blog readers, I never go back to read earlier posts. If you don't periodically restate the most important information on your blog, it gets lost.

Lobaczewski had real insights, even about the misuse of his own subject, and of psychiatry.

Gilbert's book was published the same year as Hubbard's first book on mental health, in 1950. I have no idea if they were aware of each other's work. But in just a year Hubbard had identified a "tone level" that he described as Covert Hostility which was routinely found to be the source of endless trouble in the lives of the people he worked with and in his organizations.

Ten years later he had isolated a personality type he called the Suppressive Person (SP). This was closely related to psychology's anti-social personality. He also identified a type he called the Social Personality, and a sort of conflict between the two. SPs hate social people because they are honest and will attempt to expose criminal activity; they will attempt all manner of devious means to undermine the work and lives of social people.

SPs will attempt to victimize anyone close to them, and such people normally demonstrate a wide variety of odd effects such as being prone to accidents or getting sick. We have a name for these people, which sticks with them until they successfully handle their connection with the SP. It is supposed that many "mental health" problems are actually manifestations of the undue influence of an SP (psychopath) in a person's life.

This became a very important part of Hubbard's work and the work of his students. It is the "fly in the ointment" in any sort of therapy scenario, as being too connected with an SP will alone prevent recovery.

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"It is supposed that many "mental health" problems are actually manifestations of the undue influence of an SP (psychopath) in a person's life."

This is a very good point.

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This is why I call Fauci worse than Mengele. Fauci did so much more damage, and all he ever does is lie about it, with aplomb. As for psychopathy also seeming "normal" sometimes, the last 3 years of covid policy have been very revealing in that regard.

Speaking of lies, in your future post on therapy I hope you will address the gene "therapy" aka mRNA jab, speaking of pathological bioweapons.

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I'm glad to see more people looking back at Nazi history, and sorting it out.

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What kind of person spends all his time and energy running for office so that he can get control over other people and get rich at their expense?

"public servant"

lying psychopath

?

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Sometimes I think it would be much better if politicians were drafted instead of elected.

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Jan 30, 2023Liked by Harrison Koehli

🗨 All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country.

With minor tweaks, has worked for effectively whole world for 3 years running. Still working 🤦

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Jan 30, 2023Liked by Harrison Koehli

Short of time, bullet point comments;

* Another excellent piece, thank you.

* The psychopathic leader is often just the catalyst, activating the already mixed components of the incipient reaction.

* It is becoming hard to distinguish which is more evil, politics or the subjects of ponerology. (I know that is inaccurate, but I think you can grasp my hastily written idea.)

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A very fine piece.

I had a long comment trying to pick apart the psychopathology of Hermann Goring but I think I'll just do this, it's a quote from "Red Dwarf" season 4 episode 6 "Meltdown"

"That was Hermann Goring, yeah it must have been, He was a transvestite yeh know, and a drug addict. Shame really. If things had've worked out differently he had all the making of a major Hollywood movie star"

I only trust the comedy writers to tell us all the truths that the psychiatrists just won't, such as the strong Ponerological connection between Hollywood and the Third Reich.

Come to think of it you might enjoy watching that episode. In a totally lunatic sci-fi future two groups of humanoid robots have been fighting to the death for thousands of years. One group is a facsimile of all the greatest murderers, scumbags and tyrants of history, the other is a copy of humanities' greatest heroes.

Which group do you think is going to win that fight ?

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I've heard a bunch about it, but never watched the show. Will have to check it out!

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