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@francescatututu There’s an inherent problem with the political climate/structure that makes Trump difficult to deal with: He is a hyper-exaggerated manifestation of everything that already existed in politics. Politicians are dishonest? Trump is pathologically dishonest……1/
@francescatututu ……Politicians are self-interested? Trump is pathologically self-interested. Politicians are ego driven? Trump is pathologically ego-driven. Politicians are corrupt? Trump’s corruption is unrivaled…. 2/
@francescatututu Regardless of whether it is by calculated design (sociopathy)…. or by reflexive/reactive, self-preservational, reality/history revising gaslighting…..we often see a three-part dynamic where 1) Trump seizes upon a weakness, issue, or occurrence,…..3/
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Gaslighting is psychological manipulation to make someone question their own memory, perception, and sanity.
The gaslighter aims to exert power and for the victim to be dependent on them.
The victim of #gaslighting becomes so disoriented, they start doubting their own reality.
The term first appeared in a 1938 British stageplay by Patrick Hamilton, called Gaslight, which was made into a film in 1940.
Here is the link to the film:
MGM bought the remake rights but insisted that all existing prints of this first film be destroyed,
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1) #ChildRaising & #NARCISSISM
"You Can Be Anything You Want"
Participation Trophies
Instant Gratification
Enabling #HelicopterParents
#LawnmowerParents
#SocialMedia

LEADS TO #NARCISSISM ..and it's DANGEROUS
2) #ChildRaising & #NARCISSISM
Defined: Self-centered, self-important. = Inflated sense of self.
Not necessarily at the clinical level, although some of the most dangerous people fall within this classification.
3) #ChildRaising & #NARCISSISM
Are narcissists insecure "deep down inside"? NO
They have high self-esteem, but only in individual/personal areas, NOT caring traits.
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