Friday, October 22, 2021

Victoria on long-lasting change via meditation and perspective shifts

Author of Confessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding in Plain Sight M.E. Thomas interviews science PhD candidate Victoria about the dramatic change that's happened in her life since the last time they spoke in Part 4 of the series. They speak about why Victoria was the way she was before, how did it feel to be that way, why she thought to do the meditation program, how that changed the way she viewed the world. They also talk about identity, personhood, agency, the desire to control and shifting our desires to control from things that are not within our control to thing that are properly within our control, the difference between direct and indirect control, "timshel" or thou mayest from "East of Eden," love, process vs. outcome orientation, choosing to move from reactionary emotional to thoughtful responses, accountability for choices, personal boundaries, identity hits, ego, and self-expression.

The meditation program Victoria participated in: 

Covey's "scarcity" vs. "abundance" mentalities: 

Paul Graham's Keep Your Identity Small:

Part 1 of this series:  

Part 2 of this series:

Part 3 of this series:

Part 4 of this series:

More from Victoria on willpower: 

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Veteran sports car enthusiast T-Pocket

Author of Confessions of a Sociopath interviews former soldier T-Pocket about how he alternates from boredom to moments punctuated by excitement like driving sports cars and dirt bikes. Sorry for the audio issues!  

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Vegan Bisexual Doomer

Author of Confessions of a Sociopath M.E. Thomas talks to European male psychopath leaning or psychopath adjacent Doomer re the way he reasons without feelings versus the way other people seem to reason with feelings, about how he feels boredom all of the time, about how he lives a life largely devoid of passion and purpose, and how he doesn't really care enough about  people to mess with them or manipulate them. He ends by saying that psychopaths are a lot less interesting and a lot more harmless than people give them credit for.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Lukav the Gay Biracial Psychopath

 It's been a while since I recorded this, so sorry the description is not more detailed!

Thursday, May 6, 2021

YouTube Zoom Interview for Lance the Christian Sociopath

 Here's the YouTube description:

Author of Confessions of a Sociopath M.E. Thomas talks with Christian Lance about whether or not a psychopath can be a good Christian and what that might mean, about how the psychopath thinks in very outcome oriented ways (to the point that it might be difficult for them to conceptualize how other people make choices in process oriented ways), about how psychopaths mask and evade detection by pretending to be what people expect of them, etc. 

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