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Antiwar.com: Torturing Detainees “Part of Human Nature,” Court Insists.
Appeals Court: Tortured US Whistleblowers Can’t Sue:
Rayn: “Pathocracy: A totalitarian form of government in which absolute political power is held by a psychopathic elite, and their effect on the people is such that the entire society is ruled and motivated by purely pathological values.
A pathocracy can take many forms and can insinuate itself covertly into any seemingly just system or ideology. As such it can masquerade under the guise of a democracy or theocracy as well as more openly oppressive regimes.”