|"He will choose
you, disarm you with his words, and control you with his presence. He
will delight you with his wit and his plans. He will show you a good
time, but you will always get the bill. He will smile and deceive you,
and he will scare you with his eyes. And when he is through with you,
and he will be through with you, he will desert you and take with him
your innocence and your pride. You will be left much sadder but not a
lot wiser, and for a long time you will wonder what happened and what
you did wrong. And if another of his kind comes knocking at your door,
will you open it?"
Without Conscience - The Disturbing
World Of The Psychopaths Among Us by Dr. Robert Hare
|These persons, in general, display many of the following
Essentially, they violate social norms and expectations without the slightest sense of guilt or regret in order to take what they want and do as they please.
It is estimated that 1-4% of the population is sociopathic, put most are able to control it within the limits of social tolerability, only beings termed "socially obnoxious".