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#Sociopaths: lack empathy & are unable to feel remorse for their actions; tend to lack emotions in response to events around them; have a high feeling of love & admiration toward themselves, but also have low self-esteem, which they often hide under a facade of charm.
#Sociopaths: have a highly calculative nature; can start manipulating others for their own personal benefits; usually manipulate other people without any feelings of guilt or remorse; & can also be quite charming, even if they fail to understand the feelings of others.
#Sociopaths: are capable & are adept at appearing to be charming & normal; usually possess a high IQ, which they use for manipulation purposes; always strive for attention; usually desire the approval of others; but are extremely sensitive to criticisms.
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Good to see #motivation in addition to #competence, #honesty & #reliability.

It always bothered me that #sociopaths could pass Onora's three tests of #trustworthiness*; they can be entirely #competent, brutally #honest & (predictably) #reliable but...

...I still wouldn't necessarily feel comfortable #trusting them. (The same applies to corporate entities - some possibly even more so.)

@medConfidential's formulation - #consensual, #safe and #transparent - addresses a subtly different problem, which is that NO system will...
...always be 100% #trustworthy, and certainly not 100% #trusted - given #trust is ALWAYS 'in the eye of the beholder', and NEVER a property of a system.

#Governance and #accountability are key, of course. And maybe this time, we'll actually get what is #needed - rather than...
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