chapter  25
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WithBasant K. Puri

In Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us, 1998, Hare defines psychopathy as being the personality disposition to charm, manipulate, and ruthlessly exploit other people; psychopathic persons are lacking in conscience and feeling for others; they selfishly take what they want and do as they please without the slightest sense of guilt or regret.