Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us Characters

Robert Hare (psychologist)
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Robert D. Hare

The entire book is told from the perspective of Robert D. Hare, a Canadian psychologist and researcher of psychopathy. Hare has decided to write this book to shed light on the many psychopaths that live among all of us from day to day. Hare does this by using evidence from case studies, stories passed on to him, and notorious serial killers. Hare's narrative is great to read because he is very humble. He admits to being taken in by psychopaths, which makes him extremely likable to the reader.

Hare has two main purposes in the book. He wants to introduce readers to the Psychopathy Checklist, a tool used to measure and evaluate whether someone is a psychopath or not. Hare believes that if people begin to correctly identify psychopaths, a treatment can be developed for them. It will also stop others from being mislabeled as psychopaths...

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