Remorse is the last emotion a narcistic sociopath will ever exhibit. Those who expected it must be disappointed, but this is the nature of the beast cruel, cold and totally lacking in empathy.
If anything, narcissistic rage according to experts may turn into or be accompanied by, a cold hatred that gives qualities of power, invincibility and calculation.
This hatred underlies the desire for vengeance, for wanting to inflict pain and suffering, and for actually enjoying getting back at the person who seemingly offended them.
For the last 24 years this country has witnessed the sick and horrid character played out in full and nobody had the courage to put a stop to it.
Narcissism is by its very nature the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of one’s own attributes. Individuals with narcissistic personality disorder generally believe that the world revolves around them. This condition is characterized by a lack of ability to empathize with others and a desire to keep the focus on themselves at all times.
Narcissistic Personality Disorder, according to experts, involves arrogant behavior, a lack of empathy for other people, and a need for admiration and extremely antisocial conduct.
Therefore it was nothing to hound former President Frederick Chiluba to his early grave. Nothing, not even his acquittal by a competent and legally constituted court would stand in the way of the desire to inflict pain, humiliation and ultimate loss of life.
Nothing, not even common decency could stand in the way of calling President Levy Mwanawasa an arrogant fool who did not listen to their advice. Not even the fact that the President was a head of state, family man and respected lawyer could deter them.
Nothing would stand in the pursuit of a conviction against former President Rupiah Banda, and when the court acquitted him the campaign was ramped up into the courts of public opinion where everything and anything goes, where there are no rules let alone modicum of decency.
This is the nature of the beast.
Narcissism is a corrosive and highly dangerous personality trait that has wrought devastating consequences on society.
Individuals suffering from narcissism personality disorder will often display the following character traits:-
• Reacts to criticism with anger, shame or humiliation
• Takes advantage of others to reach his or her own goals
• Exaggerates own importance
• Exaggerates achievements and talents
•Entertains unrealistic fantasies about success, power, beauty, intelligence or romance
• Has unreasonable expectation of favorable treatment
• Requires constant attention and positive reinforcement from others
• Is easily jealous
• Disregards the feelings of others, lacks empathy
• Has obsessive self-interest
• Pursues mainly selfish goals
It is the hatred that characterizes narcissism that has continued to play out in this country and unless stopped will consume all.