A psychopath is a person whose emotional trigger in the brain is nonfunctional.
As a result, they don’t care whether you live or die. They don’t feel the disgust, remorse, guilt or shame. People who are psychopathic prey ruthlessly on others using charm, deceit, violence or other methods that allow them to get with they want.
According to expert Professor Robert Hare psychopaths are diagnosed on a spectrum of 1-40. With 30 and above being the really dangerous psychopaths.
But there is a bit of Psychopaths in CEOs, politicians, surgeons and leaders who need a bit of fearlessness and tough skin to thrive in their fields
On Sunday at about 10:08 p.m. local time in Las Vegas, An outdoor country music concert, was interrupted by the sound of gunfire, witnesses said.
Police said the gunman fired on the crowd of about 22,000 people from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The elevated position gave the gun man an advantage to randomly strike and kill targets on the ground easily.
The gunshots lasted for 10 to 15 minutes. It didn’t stop,” said witness Rachel de Kerf.
The death toll is 59 and over 500 people were injured. According to CNN
It’s the deadliest killing in US modern history.
Stephen Paddock. Psychopath or not?
Investigations revealed the killer to be 64 year old Retired accountant Stephen Paddock
According to his brother, he had no religious or political opinions
Authorities says he has no criminal records and no bad history.
He had four homes In Florida, Texas, California and Nevada
Stephen Paddock was married twice, divorced twice and has no children
He is rich, worth two million dollars and loves to travel the world.
Public records show Paddock at one point owned two planes and was a pilot. He also had a fishing licence from Alaska.
Definitely not the Curriculum of a psychopath, were their tale tale signs?
Salient signs that a psychopath lived in him
His father was a fully diagnosed psychopath
His father Benjamin Paddock was a serial bank robber, he engaged in wild street chase with the Police and even escaped from prison. He was a diagnosed psychopath and named one of America’s most wanted Man. Link: According to Professor Hare who has studied Psychopaths for many years, the traits are inherited.
2 Steven Paddock was a fearless gambler:
He liked to bet big, wagering tens of thousands of dollars in a sitting. According to his bother Eric Paddock, his brother could lose $1 million and still have enough to live on. Paddock was given a “Seven Stars” status at Caesar’s Entertainment casinos – an invitation-only designation for high-rollers,
Neuroscientist Joshua Buckholtz of Vanderbilt University in Nashville says that psychopaths have a high hypersensitivity to reward a pathological drive for money, sex, and status. They keep their eyes on the prize
3, He was a serial wanderer, he lived like out of a box
According to new York post, He owned homes in four states but preferred staying in casinos and hotels, over the past two decades, Stephen Paddock had bought and sold properties in several states, including California, Nevada, Florida and Texas.
His brother described him as He’s just a guy who played video poker and took cruises and ate burritos at Taco Bell “He was at a hotel for four months one time. It was like a second home”
His brother also mentioned he made so much miles flying.
4 Weirdly unattached to material things
Donald Judy, who was his next-door neighbor in Florida until two years ago, said the inside of Paddock’s home “looked like a college freshman lived there.”
There was no art on the walls and no car in the driveway. Just a dining chair, a bed and two recliners. Paddock was constantly on the move, carrying a suitcase and driving a rental car whenever he stayed at the community near Cocoa Beach. “It looked like he’d be ready to move at a moment’s notice,” Judy said.
5)Oddly quite, has no opinion on anything:
Judy said he never flashed his wealth, often wearing khaki cotton pants, with a polo or other collared shirt, and never driving anything nicer than a standard rental car.
“He was weird. Kept to himself,” said McKay, 79. “It was like living next to nothing… You can at least be grumpy, something. He was just nothing, quiet.”
He was not a Christian nor Muslim,
Had no political opinions, etc