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sanatanadharma

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20. He is in fact delusional, regardless of any other factors
Mon Jul 26, 2021, 08:57 AM
Jul 2021

Trump is exceedingly subjective in relating to the world. His rational-objective understanding of 'what is' and motivations for 'I want' are limited due to his narcissistic psychology.

He may have developed reliable techniques to dominate others to get his needs met, but has no objectively observable humanity.
Delusions directly destroy the human trait of compassion.

The more "me" in one's mind, the less "We" and that elevation of the one "I" above all other "I"s, such that there is no other value beyond "Mine", is in fact a delusion.

Indeed! nt Wounded Bear Jul 2021 #1
He's both a liar and delusional. In a rambling, ranting speech today... brush Jul 2021 #2
That is a totally calculated talking point, and it's not 'delusional' on his part Hugh_Lebowski Jul 2021 #5
Yeah, sure. FYI: LeBron James has no desire to go thru transgender conversion... brush Jul 2021 #23
Of course those things are true, but there is still a method to what looks like madness Hugh_Lebowski Jul 2021 #32
So you're contending that trump is completely sane and in control of his faculties 24/7? brush Jul 2021 #35
No, I'm not claiming that Hugh_Lebowski Jul 2021 #36
Same reason tRump doesn't undergo gender conversion to get women's vote. It's a talking point Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2021 #14
If that's a talking point, it's only been talked about by trump and is completely... brush Jul 2021 #25
It's RepubliQon, CONservative, QAnon and trumpanzee talking point for some time now Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2021 #26
I've never heard the LeBron James ridiculousness before. It makes no sense... brush Jul 2021 #29
LeBron James is just the latest example of an ongoing trope. Characters change, story is same. . nt Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2021 #30
So is it your contention that trump is entirely cognizant and in touch with... brush Jul 2021 #31
No, that is not my contention. It contradicts what I wrote in post #16 Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2021 #33
Now you're talking. brush Jul 2021 #34
He knew he was going to lose. Yes, he did. And secondwind Jul 2021 #3
That's exactly right NCcoast Jul 2021 #13
And yet, he was the guy in charge FakeNoose Jul 2021 #21
Being a committed ... NanceGreggs Jul 2021 #4
That's so evident. I don't get why some here, after observing him for the last five or so... brush Jul 2021 #24
I think he's both, generally sufficiently anchored to reality, and calculating, Hortensis Jul 2021 #6
I'm not saying Trump has a normal psychology NCcoast Jul 2021 #17
Agree. Republican presidents are supposed to disappear Hortensis Jul 2021 #18
Let me add one more element to that NCcoast Jul 2021 #19
The trap has to be part of it for sure, but when did awareness Hortensis Jul 2021 #28
I think it is both as well PatSeg Jul 2021 #22
agreed. thanks for posting this. it's not reported enough. HE KNOWS he's lying. doesn't care Demovictory9 Jul 2021 #7
His inoculating people, constantly saying he can't lose unless they steal it, is an indication that brewens Jul 2021 #8
It was a surprise to Eric tRump; that night as midnight came closer he went on a tirade Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2021 #15
Billy Bush has suffered for condoning Donald's behavior that day Generic Other Jul 2021 #9
the former guy is 100% aware of the fact that he is a liar, fraud, and bullshitter. RockRaven Jul 2021 #10
Delusional and a fucking IMBECILE. AZ8theist Jul 2021 #11
Trump's idea of winning is not wnylib Jul 2021 #12
Committed liars like tRump often have difficulty separating their lies (fantasies) from reality Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2021 #16
He is in fact delusional, regardless of any other factors sanatanadharma Jul 2021 #20
I'm sick and tired of media claiming that Reptilian liars "believe" the Big Lie lagomorph777 Jul 2021 #27
Yup, They did the same thing the whole time he was in office and before JI7 Jul 2021 #37
Another example of this is Trump getting the Vaccine in secret JI7 Jul 2021 #38
He knows how to send his caddy down range to 'find' the ball he hit into the lake. Kingofalldems Jul 2021 #39
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