6 Things I Learned from the Book "Confessions of a Sociopath"

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I read the book Confessions of a Sociopath by M.E. Thomas.

It's a fascinating book written by a self-described sociopath on how a small segment of the population thinks -- and what it means for the rest of us. Hare are six things I learned.

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1. I'm not gonna lie, I'm a little jealous of some of the traits:

2. It can help in investing:

3. Lack of emotions helps with a lot of things in life:

4. But it's actually not about not having emotion. It's about having complete control over them:

5. And yeah, there's that part about not caring about other people:

6. Like all disorders, it's more complicated than I originally thought:

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