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  • The previous notion that disposition is everything — that the cause of violent behavior is always "sociopathic personality" or "deficient superego" or the inability to delay gratification or some evil in the genes — is, in the end, the most passive and reactive of ideas about crime.†   (source)
  • Blaze is completely under the spell of a manipulative sociopath, and lied to the cops this morning, so I'm going to jail.†   (source)
  • He summarized me as a "situational sociopath willing to give answers that attempted to redefine who he was, rather than to honestly describe himself.†   (source)
  • "And he talks about the 5 percent, which is Special Operations guys, and how, clinically, we're all borderline sociopaths.†   (source)
  • Psychotic, sociopathic.†   (source)
  • She knew about Stockholm syndrome, an acute sociopathic response to intense trauma, usually expressed by victims identifying with, even siding with, their oppressors.†   (source)
  • He's a man, above average intelligence, with sociopathic and voyeuristic tendencies.†   (source)
  • She lacks empathy and in many respects can be described as a sociopath.†   (source)
  • Whatever else he was—sociopathic, psychotic, homicidal—he was also a child.†   (source)
  • The forensic psychiatrist I'd hired to examine him said Johnny Wayne was a narcissist, a pathological liar, and a sociopath, and those were his good qualities.†   (source)
  • She sneered: No sociopath could emerge from there.†   (source)
  • "Lilly said, in her meanest voice, "She's a vegetarian, you sociopath."†   (source)
  • Because the woman I cheated on—my wife, Amy Elliott Dunne—is a sociopath and a murderer.†   (source)
  • Amy's basically exploiting the sociopath's most reliable maxim."†   (source)
  • Lisa was not so happy, because she had been the only sociopath among us.†   (source)
  • The real Lisa was proving that Lisa Cody wasn't a sociopath.†   (source)
  • My wife was an insatiable sociopath before.†   (source)
  • I consider her to be withdrawn, but not a paranoid sociopath.†   (source)
  • She knew that sociopaths couldn't feel emotion, at least that was her understanding.†   (source)
  • Some sociopath who killed for the thrill of it.†   (source)
  • Believe me, I've never met such a clearly defined sociopath."†   (source)
  • They're sociopaths, and there's no way you could have known.†   (source)
  • Sociopath!†   (source)
  • He was successful over half the time, which wasn't bad, considering the cases were usually damning, the accused extremely unlikable—cheaters, narcissists, sociopaths.†   (source)
  • You are a sociopath.†   (source)
  • She was a sociopath too.†   (source)
  • He's probably a sociopath; he's been stalking Julie since the beginning of their acquaintance and seems to confuse her with his wife.†   (source)
  • He may be a sociopath, but—†   (source)
  • Even if he was a sociopath, even if the guy left town, feelings aren't turned on and off like a switch.†   (source)
  • All the same, the investigation had been based largely on his analysis of her—as a sociopath on the border of psychosis.†   (source)
  • In the book, she'd learned that the central character, Hannibal Lecter, wasn't psychopathic, he was sociopathic; it was the first time she'd realized there was a difference between the two.†   (source)
  • Then, during a period when the city's ruling elite was in one of its periodic moods to view certain forms of sociopathic behavior as a legitimate protest, vagrancy increased, gang members began to loiter in groups, and open drug dealing commenced.†   (source)
  • A vicious, cruel, remorseless, murdering sociopath was doing his best to convince me he liked me, and I wondered why.†   (source)
  • In an interview he had explained with a concerned expression that in Sweden there were a number of sociopaths with such grave mental disturbances that they presented a danger to themselves as well as to others, and modern medicine could offer no alternative to keeping these individuals safely locked up.†   (source)
  • What they understood was that I was dressed in a suit, standing beside and speaking on behalf of a sociopath who'd killed two of their own.†   (source)
  • The sociopath not only decided he wants to sleep with me, but he followed me and practically scared me to death.†   (source)
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