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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...ain his or her life, maintain, or prolong them at SOCIETY's expense (no matter how major and significant the resources required are). Still, if a ... ...equired to fulfill society's obligations - but fulfill them it must, no matter how major and significant the resources are. Still, if a person volu... ... a person has the right to life because it desires it. But then what about chronic depressives who wish to die – do we have the right to terminate ... ...t is inefficient and distorts the proper allocation of economic resources. The vast majority of people are rent-seekers. Witness the mass demonstrat... ...nger is known to have pathogenic effects (mostly cardiovascular). Most personality disordered people are prone to be angry. Their anger is always s... ...vocation by an outside agent. It would seem that people suffering from personality disorders are in a CONSTANT state of anger, which is effectively... ...ple experience anger, but as a transitory state. This is what sets the personality disordered apart: their anger is always acute, permanently prese... ...en our gossip, color our drab routines and extract us from dreary existence and its depressive correlates. It is a little like collective self-injur... ...en our gossip, color our drab routines and extract us from dreary existence and its depressive correlates. It is a little like collective self-injur...

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