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Sunday, July 19th, 2009


The Narcissism Epidemic

I’m reading The Narcissism Epidemic by Twenge and Campbell. In a lot of ways the authors are completely correct about selfishness taking over modern societies to varying degrees. It’s a huge problem that I actually have had many non-academic conversations about with a pretty broad range of people. People feel it and sense the problem with it. The authors talk about how reciprocity is important for societies to work, and when blind selfishness causes people to take without giving back, it can have wide-reaching consequences as the person who isRead More