The narcissistic Dark Triad personality is an empirically validated constellation of personality traits involving:
- Psychopathic personality traits
- Machiavellian manipulativeness
Psychopathic – narcissistic – manipulation. Cold, unfeeling, uncaring – manipulative – cruel and deceitful.
At the clinical level of this pathology, this particular personality constellation is extremely dangerous because it is extremely vengeful.
And it lies. It manipulatively weaves a veil of lies to conceal its malevolence as it enlists and exploits naïve allies into colluding with the pathology.
The psychopathy presents as superficially charming and engaging. The Dark Triad personalty uses its superficial charm and its wholesale distortions to truth to manipulate other people into becoming allies who it then exploits to achieve its desired ends. Psychopathic. Narcissistic. Manipulative. The Dark Triad.
That’s the nature of the pathology.
- Empirical research has demonstrated that this constellation of personality characteristics is associated with the capacity for human cruelty (Jonason &…
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