| Oct 19, 2016
Reflections on a “Narcissist” – Why a Trump Presidency scares the Bejesus out of this Psychologist
It’s no wonder the country is obsessed with the 2016 Presidential election. All of our basic Maslow-esque needs are in jeopardy. We need jobs, water, energy, and national security. We require a leader that can cross party lines and racial lines, but not someone whose main purpose is to self-aggrandize.
Some narcissism in a leader can be charming, but when it’s “HUGE,” we end up being the ones drowning in their reflection through their eventual aggression, big risk taking and unwillingness to compromise. These three main factors suggest how Trump’s mind works in my opinion, and how this may color his presidential decisions. As a psychologist, I’m afraid – VERY afraid.
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