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Pathological power: the danger of governments led by narcissists and psychopaths

After spending his early life suffering under the Nazis and then Stalin, the Polish psychologist Andrew Lobaczewski devoted his career to studying the relationship between psychological disorders and politics.

He wanted to understand why psychopaths and narcissists are so strongly attracted to power as well as the processes by which they take over governments and countries.

  • Steve Taylor
  • The Conversation

He eventually came up with the term “pathocracy” to describe governments made up of people with …

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