Psychopathy: Instead of treating the symptom, what about the root cause?

  In this video they’re talking about future possibilities of putting microchips in psychopaths’ heads, to change their brains and make them ‘normal.’ I’m not sure if it’s very ethical and it gives the people putting the chip in; way too much power, playing God a bit. Very similar to the film Clockwork Orange. Some [...]

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A letter to my MP about the current UK Drug Policy

Russell Brand has influenced this letter for sure: Here's the letter I sent to my local MP: "Dear Catherine McKinnell MP, My name is Annie and I’m contacting you on behalf of myself and my partner. We currently live in Newcastle and wanted to contact you regarding an issue that we feel needs addressing. We [...]

Psychopathic behaviour in society and the psychopath test #PsychopathNight

"Capitalism at its most ruthless - rewards psychopathic behavior: the lack of empathy, the glibness, cunning, manipulative. Capitalism could even be a physical manifestaion of psychopathy " - Jon Ronson Having psychopathic traits sounds like a fun way of living, to do what you want and not care about consequences, with all the money, charm [...]

What if non-violent offenders got therapy instead of going to prison?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CU7a8qp7h7Y Getting therapy for non-violent offenders would probably be much less costly than keeping them alive in prison and it would be much better for their rehabilitation, mental health and for society when they're done. Piper Kerman has learnt some strong life lessons while doing time in prison, taking responsibility for her mistakes. She wants people to tell [...]