Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Interesting Twitter Post on Clergy and the “Dark Triad”

In psychology, there is the concept of the so-called “Dark Triad,” which comprises three personality disorders that are highly prevalent among clergy. The three often interlock, and some consider them to exist along a continuum. The traits are narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy. All comprise a lack of empathy, superficial charm, manipulation, lack of remorse, an inability to accept responsibility for one’s actions, and more.