The use of electronics to convey heartfelt feelings is a GROUNDBREAKER - those of you who ever wrote love letters to faraway sweethearts or communicated by snail-mail with dear friends or relatives know the power of words can blast a phone call to smithereens. Words that can be read slowly, interpreted, digested, and reflected upon are worth
If it is true that social media is making us psychopathics, we need to embrace psychopathology! Maybe that's the "new normal" of human interpersonal relationships!
Now, about those Psychopaths...
Psychopaths appear to view the world and others instrumentally, as theirs for the taking. Psychopaths use twice as many words relating to basic physiological needs and self-preservation, including eating, drinking and monetary resources than do nonpsychopaths... Hmmm... that sounds like most of your facebook "friends." right?
Researchers, in work posted by NBC, found more dysfluencies — the "uhs" and "ums" that interrupt speech — among psychopaths. (Nearly universal in speech, dysfluencies indicate that the speaker needs some time to think about what he/she is saying.) Simply, the 'uhs' and 'ums' are about putting the mask of sanity on.
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