Ronson’s The Psychopath Test (audiobook) is an interesting journey through the minds of insanity. Jon Ronson’s expedition of a possible scam being used the world’s leading neurologists takes him, all of a sudden, into the heart of the insanity market. An prominent psychologist who is encouraged that numerous essential political leaders and CEOs are, in reality, psychopaths, teaches Ronson how to identify these high-flying people by watching out for little obvious nonverbal and spoken ideas. And so Ronson, equipped with his brand-new psychopath-finding capabilities, gets in the passages of power.
He hangs around with a death-team leader institutionalised for home loan scams in Coxsackie, New York; a famous CEO whose psychopathy has actually been hypothesized about in journalism; and a client in an asylum for the criminally ridiculous who insists he is not just sane however definitely not a psychopath.
Ronson not just fixes the secret of the scam however likewise finds, disturbingly, that in some cases the characters at the helm of the insanity market are, with their fixations and drives, as mad in their own method as those they study. And that fairly regular individuals are, a growing number of, specified by their maddest edges.