THE OUTLAW

PUER AETERNUS….

“THE CHINESE BELIEVE, THAT IN ORDER TO CONQUER A BEAST, YOU MUST FIRST MAKE IT BEAUTIFUL” – Kay Radfield Jamison, author of ‘An Unquiet Mind’.  The above statement may well be true of the many ferocious beasts found in nature, however wild and unpredictable those beasts may appear; those beasts who roam the forests, the deserts, the jungles and the icy wilderness of the Arctic tundra, but the particular beast that is the focus of this article, however, cannot be […]

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MACHIAVELLIANISM….

‘Machiavellianism’ is a term that social and personality psychologists have used to describe a person’s, “tendency to be unemotional, and therefore able to detach him or herself from conventional morality in order to deceive and manipulate others.” Machiavellianism is, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, “the employment of cunning and duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct”, deriving from the Italian Renaissance diplomat and writer Niccolò Machiavelli, who wrote Il Principe The Prince, among other works. A USEFUL TACTIC TO AVERT FURTHER ACCUSATION? The word has a similar use in modern psychology where […]

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