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Old 12-18-2018, 04:51 PM   #4170 (permalink)
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Of course, but we all start out with sociopathic behavior. Genes play a big role in overcoming sociopathy, but environment has a lot to do with it too.
Respect to All Darc's uncle JP, but I accept dear old Timothy Leary's theory of the eight circuit brain. You can't call a toddler a sociopath, they simply haven't had the higher brain circuits activated.

The problems A. D. sees with people come from meme transmissions from the older generations. There is always hope for the next one.

And that Carbon Tax (immediate, worldwide and enforceable) is fraught with peril.
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