Download PDF by D. Jablow Hershman: A Brotherhood of Tyrants: Manic Depression and Absolute

By D. Jablow Hershman

ISBN-10: 0879758880

ISBN-13: 9780879758882

Napoleon Bonaparte, Adolf Hitler, and Joseph Stalin have been 3 tyrants, and the results in their brutal regimes are nonetheless with us. each one attained absolute energy, and misused it in a gargantuan type, leaving in his wake a path of hatred, devastation, and death.

In A Brotherhood of Tyrants, D. Jablow Hershman and Julian Lieb discover manic melancholy as a hidden reason behind dictatorship, struggle, and mass killing. In evaluating those 3 tyrants, they describe a few behavioral similarities helping the rivalry particular psychiatric disease - manic melancholy - will be one of many key elements in such political pathologies as tyranny and terrorism.

Manic depressive illness has additionally produced the nice destroyers in background - while as well as ambition and egotism were additional huge measures of ruthlessness, willfulness, utter intolerance of feedback, a eating have to dominate others, paranoia, and megalomania.

Focusing on those 3 dictators, A Brotherhood of Tyrants argues that manic melancholy has regularly been, and remains to be, a serious consider compelling a few contributors to hunt political strength and to turn into tyrants. It powerfully demonstrates how this affliction is the resource of the various normal features - together with grandiosity and megalomania - of a tyrannical character and gives a handbook for the identity of the psychotic tyrant.

In their epilogue, the authors define the medical symptoms of manic melancholy as defined within the vintage reviews of the German psychiatrist Emil Kraepelin (1856-1926). They practice those medical symptoms to the pathologies of 4 infamous mass killers of contemporary occasions: David Koresh, Jeffrey Dahmer, Jim Jones, and Colin Ferguson. They argue that if those members have been pointed out in time as manic depressives, they can were effectively taken care of, and 1000s of blameless lives might have been saved.

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