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    "When the World Is Led By A Child"

    Excellent psychological analysis --interesting vantage point --the immaturity factor examined

    "When The World Is Led By A Child"

    "He (Trump]is thus the all-time record-holder of the Dunning-Kruger effect, the phenomenon in which the incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence... He is perpetually surprised because reality does not comport with his fantasies.

    ...Which brings us to the reports that Trump betrayed an intelligence source and leaked secrets to his Russian visitors. From all we know so far, Trump didn’t do it because he is a Russian agent, or for any malevolent intent. He did it because he is sloppy, because he lacks all impulse control, and above all because he is a 7-year-old boy desperate for the approval of those he admires.

    The Russian leak story reveals one other thing, the dangerousness of a hollow man...

    Trump’s statements don’t necessarily come from anywhere, lead anywhere or have a permanent reality beyond his wish to be liked at any given instant...

    "“We badly want to understand Trump, to grasp him,” David Roberts writes in Vox. “It might give us some sense of control, or at least an ability to predict what he will do next. But what if there’s nothing to understand? What if there is no there there?”

    See full article here
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