Political Ponerology (A Science on the Nature of Evil Adjusted for Political Purposes) [Andrew M. Lobaczewski, Laura Knight-Jadczyk] on * FREE*. Andrew M. Lobaczewski (Andrzej M. Łobaczewski; – ), was a Polish clinical psychologist, known for his work Political Ponerology. About the Author. Andrew M. Lobaczewski was born in and grew up on a rural estate in the beautiful pied mountain vicinity of Poland. Under the Nazi.

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Political Ponerology

Working in a mental hospital, than a general hospital, and in open mental health service, the author improved his skills in clinical diagnosis and psychotherapy. During happy times, societies enjoy prosperity and suppress advanced psychological knowledge of psychopathological influence in the corridors of power.

Political Ponerology was forged in the crucible of the very subject it studies. I don’t recommend the book to anyone, actually; there is bound to be better works on the subject.

Knowledge of its nature, how it creates its networks and spreads, how insidious is its guileful approach, is the only antidote. Probably most damning of all, for me, is that the writing was overwrought and boring as hell.

But I have bought several copies. This book is no easy read but the effort is more than worth it and reveals a treasury of human observation m.oobaczewski is truly invaluable for any political activist and any serious explorer of solutions for the disastrous state of the world today.


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Views Read Edit View history. Just finished the book. The Ruthless Versus the Rest of Us. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The first manuscript of this book went into the fire five minutes before the arrival of the secret police in Communist Poland.

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In most if not all psychiatry books the psychopath is only mentioned briefly, maybe to hide the psychopath in power from the public. The original theory and research was conducted by a research group of psychologists and psychiatrists from PolandCzechoslovakiaand pre-communist Hungary. All attempts to publish this book at this time failed.

His condition improved gradually, and he became able to work and to publish another of his works in matters of psychotherapy and socio-psychology. It’ll never leave my bookshelf, and even though I’ve m.lobwczewski it a handful of times, I expect I’ll read it many more times in the future.

Jan 04, Hans De Jonge rated it it was amazing. For more reviews and endorsements of Political Ponerologyclick here. Scientists living under an oppressive regime decide to study it clinically, to study the founders and supporters of an evil regime to determine what common factor is at play in the rise and propagation of man’s inhumanity to man.

This book was a pain in the ass to read. This content was created by a Daily Kos Community member. And pretend that the concept m.kobaczewski responsibility is unknown to you, except as a burden others seem to accept without question, like a gullible fool.

After you become familiar with the academic jargon m.lohaczewski to psychology the book becomes easy enough to follow. He went into the library to get some books on the question of Andrdw and found to his amazement that they had all been removed! If it weren’t for my life long commitment to understanding evil, I wouldn’t have even picked it up.

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Kindle Direct Publishing Publica tu libro en papel y digital de manera independiente. Retrieved from ” https: A New Science Diagnosis Susceptibility: Articles needing additional references from June All articles needing additional references Articles needing additional references from November Morality and humanism cannot long withstand the predations of this evil.

A form of government interesting to ponerologists is one they have called pathocracyin which individuals with personality disorders especially psychopathy occupy positions of power and influence.

The Science on the Nature of Evil says it all.

Political ponerology

If you’re looking for mlobaczewski much more readable book along similar lines, try Eric Fromm’s “Anatomy of Human Destructiveness” which is deep and serious, but also readable. No matter who m.lobaczews,i are, what your status in life, what your age or sex or nationality or ethnic background, you will, at some point in your life, feel the touch or relentless grip of the cold hand of Evil.

Aug 23, dave rated it it was amazing.