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    • June 8, 2021 8:02:29 AM PDT
    • Unrelated to Kagan, see also . Could there be a relationship between MB temperament and aphantasia? Take the survey and report results here.

    • May 22, 2021 7:34:36 AM PDT
    • Reading of the recent passing of Jerome Kagan ( ), with whose work I had been unfamiliar, led me to a number of interesting new connections in his own writing and also among his book reviewers.

    • September 14, 2020 7:26:20 AM PDT
    • Fun:

    • August 1, 2020 6:02:48 PM PDT
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    • August 1, 2020 5:44:38 PM PDT
    • I've posted my results elsewhere on PEVO, but here's an old graphic from the yourmorals website. I wouldn't agree with all of the findings, but that's probably normal. What do they mean by "Loyalty," etc.? I think of this as a starting point for some interesting conversations.

    • July 31, 2020 1:54:00 PM PDT
    • Here's a link to a self-scorable 30 item Moral Foundations Questionnaire.

    • September 1, 2017 12:20:09 PM PDT
    • Moral Foundations:

      Harm: 2.3
      Fairness: 2.8
      Loyalty: 1.2
      Authority: 0.5
      Purity: 1.3

      Values Scale:

      Power: 2.4
      Achieve: 6.5
      Hedonism: 6.0
      Stimulation: 6.0
      Self-Direction: 7.0
      Universalism: 4.6
      Benevolence: 5.0
      Tradition: 0
      Conformity: 2.5
      Security: 4.2

    • August 30, 2017 9:01:10 PM PDT
    • I still think this would be a great strategic pivot for projectevolove – a chance to outdo the dating site that boasts “Substance – Not Just Selfies” and a chance to do something for science. ;-)

      We know that the Myers-Briggs crowd is not averse to answering long questionnaires. These guys offer over 100 of them ( ), many or all of which I assume have been validated at some level. If we had a way of incorporating our individual results in our PEVO profiles, I have no doubt that we'd find much to talk about. It might also broaden the appeal of projectevolove to a much larger population.

      Where to begin?

    • July 14, 2017 9:12:57 AM PDT
    • Moral Foundations Theory correlated with Big Five personality traits:

    • July 5, 2017 9:18:50 AM PDT
    • Well i guess about political differences it wouldn't be a problem because improving your Mbti type means letting go of things and wrong ways of thinking, negative ideas, acceptance, .... But cultural differences lies partly on religions ... the main problem with Mbti = it explains that some people don't really speak or express the same way in some circumstances, so if you have the other's notice tends to be easier but it's still the same problem with open-minds or narrow-minds. As long as you accept others ideas and you don't try to force them going your way meaning respecting them, then there are no problems... maybe it would tend to uniformation of culture by the way..

      Same with politics as long as people are free to choose, there would be no meaning having so many laws so many restrictions since no one would juge the others for what they would have done BUT well we would live like animals then rules of the stronger i guess ...

    • June 20, 2020 6:13:19 PM PDT
    • Yes- but with someone very specific- an empath whose emotional needs are already met, and who have nothing to offer the psychopath besides those qualities unique to empaths. The empath will know, and would have to know, everything that is going on, and because they have nothing to offer, it's impossible for the P to take advantage. If you look at this from society's perspective, it may be possible for the E to help the P. After all, particularly a violent P has seen trauma, and an empath is best equipped to help resolve that trauma and help them heal. After that, perhaps they can help the psychopath to find the area where they are most useful. There is research on how psychopaths make better judges, and soldiers (especially snipers, which requires a steady hand), and surgeons. I guess you could say i'm not so much interested in someone loving the psychopath as much as treating him.

    • June 12, 2020 1:41:21 AM PDT
    • Psychopaths don't feel love or emotions. They don't value it , they don't feel it. Their main motive is to make them feel good. They are self serving.

    • September 15, 2019 12:53:25 AM PDT
    • Psychopaths don't really feel love the way "we" do.
      While sociopaths can feel it with certain individuals, psychopaths are robbed of the core ability which would allow them to form a bond. By no fault of own, they were said to be born this way, even their brain is different if you look at the scans.

      I wouldn't say they don't "deserve it", but they can't return it, and like it or not, love is a trade, being happy its end goal. Besides, as they see the world as chess, their partner would likely be another piece on their board which they'd attempt to manipulate to their will; - Their relationships do not generally go 50/50, or even close to that percentage, which is an issue few would wish to deal with.

    • September 6, 2019 8:57:54 AM PDT
    • This post would suggest they haven't already found it.
      What constitutes love? Psychopaths have been loved by others and many psychopaths love themselves. I envy that kind of self involvement. So is the question "do they deserve to love someone back?"?

    • October 24, 2018 3:40:28 PM PDT
    • tru

    • October 11, 2018 12:14:44 PM PDT
    • I loved a covert narcissist. I loved him, I knew what he was eventually and I thought unconditional love could last even if we were not together. The problem is, like the mask they create for themselves, they create another for you. It seemed most of the time he was talking to this strawman he made of me who had all the same negative aspects and shames that he did. He was a cheater so I was too, he was manipulative so even if I had no idea what I was doing I was just manipulating him with love. Hmmmmm it seems there are too many people in this relationship. It has nothing to do what the partner can do for these types of people its what the Psychopath or B cluster type do for themselves. We cannot love enough, counsel enough or even problem solve enough someone who cannot face who they really are and do it for themselves. Trying to have adult relationships with traumatized, you have to leave that to professionals who are completely detached. This type of person rarely seeks mental health help. Its called self love and its #1 for all who are going to have healthy relationships. :)

    • August 20, 2018 7:30:50 PM PDT
    • I believe it should depend on context. If they can truly care for another person and that other person care for them, then who can go against them? Everyone deserves love. Now if they are incapable of love than that's different. They of course need the love and support of their family, but if they cause pain to all those around them then introducing a new form of love in their life could be unimaginably painful for them and their potential lover.

    • August 19, 2018 3:33:48 AM PDT
    • psychopathy is a psychological disorder that can be treated
      every human deserves to be loved
      also lack of empathy doesn't mean no empathy at all
      many people have psychopathic tendencies, that doesn't make them serial killers or really any kind of bad people
      it usually develops from childhood trauma and many of them seek help to function normally

    • June 14, 2018 9:35:35 AM PDT
    • Psychopathy is not treatable. Though research is still in its early stages, the condition seems to be caused by lesions in the brain, specifically in the left medial temporal lobe and the orbitofrontal cortex.

      For more evidence, review the work of Dr James Fallon, a neurobiologist whose study of psychopathic brains inadvertently revealed that he himself was a psychopath, much to his surprise, but apparently not to his family, who he loves and cares for to this day

    • June 14, 2018 7:17:52 AM PDT
    • I think that psychopaths could heal and develop the ability to have empathy and compassion and feel real loving attachment to someone (as opposed to the short lived dopamine high they feel) only if they want to. However they usually don't want to change so it's not possible. Do they deserve love? Well I think they have freewill and choose to stay that way and hurt people so no I don't think they deserve to be loved. They are to blame for their behaviour and are fully in control of it.

    • October 23, 2018 3:54:06 AM PDT

    • January 17, 2018 7:27:43 PM PST
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    • August 30, 2017 1:58:55 AM PDT
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