Are We a Nation of Sociopaths?

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Are We a Nation of Sociopaths?
Comments by Greg Lawson - 7 Dec 2010

Dear Frank,

Thank you so much for being the guest on our show.

www.all-creatures.org is such a wonderful resource.

I have a question for you about something you said....You said that another word for people who have no empathy is "sociopath." Are we a nation of sociopaths?

I was under the impression that to be a sociopath was to be a deviant from society, and since most people think it perfectly ok to cause animal suffering, and we who have extended our compassion to include animals are the minority.....

But then I looked up sociopath in online dictionaries, and it's not someone who doesn't fit into society, it's someone who has little regard for the feelings of others.

I see.

Good Lord, please let him who has eyes, see; and he who has ears, hear.

Yours for a better world,

Greg