“Don't waste your sympathy on them; their problems are not in the same league as yours. Theirs stem primarily from not getting what they want, whereas yours result from a physical, emotional, or financial pounding.”


Hare urges readers to remember that the so-called 'problems' of psychopaths are usually tied to their selfish agenda. Any pity ploys they use to ensnare their victims should be seen for what they are: attempts to further exploit people. While those with a conscience often deserve sympathy for their valid struggles, psychopaths have one primary struggle: not getting what they want, when they want it.

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