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INDEED, POWER CORRUPTS!

October 8, 2010

It’s been said so many times before: power corrupts.  Plus it attracts dolts.  Now, scientific experiments confirm so.   Ahem,  I have lately been thinking of joining politics to help change the world for the better in response to the challenge that more good men should try politics or we leave it all to the scumbags.  This one changed my mind completely.

A study of personality types once found that as a group, serial killers scored highest in “superficial charm, an exaggerated sense of self-worth, glibness, lying, lack of remorse and manipulation of others.” The other highest-scoring group for these undesirable traits? Politicians.

Again and again science has found that being in charge not only attracts terrifying douchebags, but creates them as well. And with that, here’s the scariest article you’ll read this month…

5 SCIENTIFIC REASONS WHY POWERFUL PEOPLE WILL ALWAYS SUCK

via antipinoy.com comment thread.  Thanks, angelace!

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