Monday, June 19, 2017

Power And The Brain

definitely worth the full read -

Atlantic: Power Causes Brain Damage - Over time, leaders lose mental capacities—most notably for reading other people—that were essential to their rise. Justin Renteria by Jerry Useem
“Hubris a disorder of the possession of power, particularly power which has been associated with overwhelming success, held for a period of years and with minimal constraint on the leader.” Its 14 clinical features include: manifest contempt for others, loss of contact with reality, restless or reckless actions, and displays of incompetence.


Seadog said...

Hmmmm, I wonder who might be suffering from this particular disorder?

Jim Sande said...

Right, got me, hmm. No idea...