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4-1 Discussion: Psychopathy and Sociopathy in Society Discuss ways in which functioning psychopaths and sociopaths contribute positively to society. Identify the traits that underlie the positive contributions to society in your peers’ posts and discuss how the same traits can contribute to specific careers. The terms psychopath and sociopath are commonly associated with negative thoughts and behaviors. However, there can be good that comes from these disorders. In our book , The Wisdom of Psychopaths: What Saints, Spies and Serial Killers Can Teach Us About Success , we learned that p sychopathic personality traits such as charm, confidence, ruthlessness, coolness under pressure, can, in the right doses, be a good thing (Crawford, 2012). Careers that require little empathy, or in which someone needs to remain bias would be great fits for such individuals. One example that immediately comes to mind is a psychologist. While empathy is important when working as a psychologist or therapist, they do need to remain bias, in which it could be a
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