Essay on Narcissism

The Cultural Narcissist

Sam Vaknin’s Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web Sites “The new narcissist is haunted not by guilt but by anxiety. He seeks not to inflict his own certainties on others but to find a meaning in life. Liberated from the superstitions of the past, he doubts even the reality of his own existence. Superficially […]

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Me Myself and Irene

This is one of my favorite movies of all time, and it stars my favorite actor, Jim Carrey. Here is a brief plot summary of the film. It starts with a very subtle mild mannered patrol officer called Charlie Baileygates ( Jim Carrey) getting married and having his wife leave him for the black limo […]

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Paul Crabbe changes from a selfish youth to a sensitive man

The renowned text, Maestro, clearly explored the concept of egocentrism. Through the protagonist, the author, Peter Goldsworthy demonstrated that one who’s selfish would perpetually be selfish. Paul Crabbe, the central male character, was seen as an illiberal adolescent. He treated his Maestro with no respect and wasn’t engrossed by what he was telling him. His […]

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An Assessment of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

A group of mental disorders characterized by inflexible and maladaptive personality traits are known as personality disorders. The traits of these disorders cause distress, impair a person’s ability to function, and are a source of subjective stress (Abel et al. , 2001). They are, in general, difficult to both diagnose and treat. The Diagnostic and […]

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Entitlement Generation

Whether or not today’s youth has really become the Entitlement Generation has been the focus of many debates over the past couple years. Those born in the mid 80’s and 90’s give off an aura of entitlement and this has raised many questions, including where is this idea coming from? Most believe it comes from […]

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