abusive relationships, emotional abuse, mental abuse, narcissism, narcissistic abuse syndrome

What Does Machiavelli have to do with Narcissism? The Dark Triad

This video is meant to be humorous and it is, but this is actually a perfect example of what someone with a Machiavellian Philosophy would do.

This is important for you to know, if you are trying to avoid abusive relationships and you tend to attract abusers into your life.

Narcissism can be co-morbid with other disorders. There is something that is referred to as the Dark Triad. People that have the dark triad are narcissist that also have antisocial personality. To complete the triad they live with a philosophy which is the Machiavellian philosophy.

I personally think that the Machiavellian philosophy goes hand in hand with narcissism and is something that most narcissists live by. They believe that the ends justifies the means. They do not care of people are hurt, as long as they get what they want in the end.

The extent to which a narcissist will go, in order to reach their end goal, is affected by whether or not they have antisocial personality disorder, which means they are a psychopath. If someone is a psychopath then they are willing to commit illegal acts as part of their “means” to reach their end goals.

This video shows a short play with three characters. One of the characters uses a Machiavellian philosophy to get the job that he is interviewing for in the play.

If you are unfamiliar with Machiavelli, he wrote the book The Prince, which teaches that any means can be used in order to reach one’s goals.

Here is a YouTube Video on Machiavelli and his book The Prince. The really disturbing thing is all the comments under the video of men trying to compare their test scores on the Machiavellian test. They are proud of scoring high and being competitive and / or high fiving each other for getting high scores.

This is very disturbing and it lets you know that these guys are out there and they know what they are doing. There are men that actually study how to use and manipulate others in order to get their own agenda met. They are proud of the fact that the ends justifies the means for them.

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