Egotistical people should not be entrusted with decision-making power.

Their ego will drive them to make decisions that stroke their ego, but that are strategically counterproductive.
Impulsive people should not be entrusted with decision-making power.

Their impulsivity will drive them to make decisions that feel good in the moment, but that have disastrous long term consequences.
If a society has entrusted leadership to a person who is both egotistical and impulsive, that society is doomed.
This may sound obvious, yet many societies foolishly do this.
Narcissistic men are egotistical, and many are impulsive.

Unfortunately the masses often find such men to be charismatic, and consequently many attain leadership positions.
Their personality enables them to charm the masses and thereby seize a leadership position.

Their personality also makes it such that they will be incompetent decision-makers.
Donald Trump is a contemporary example of this phenomenon.

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