Diabolical Mind Serial killing, rape, stealing all these types of heinous crimes may be done by someone who seems to be normal, but in actuality this person may be very sick. There are people in the world today who wear masks and pretend to be something they are not. These people are psychopaths. Psychopaths fit in to society with the public not knowing what are capable of. What is it that causes people to become psychopaths? What is it that creates the diabolical mind? It is very disturbing for normal people to accept why serial killers, murderers etc.
are motivated to commit such a brutal offence but, what society assumes is that these people have a conscience. Psychopaths have no conscience and no remorse for their victims. It has not yet been officially scientifically confirmed yet but scientists / psychologists believe that these people may lack something in their brain. Several tests have been done that show evidence to that the inner workings of a psychopath`s brain do not work the same as sain people`s brains. The previous is well illustrated in the following : The subjects were asked to perform a simple task : hit a button as soon as they recognised a word flashed on the screen … What they found was that normal subjects spent more time processing emotion- laden words then the psychopaths.
(No conscience, no remorse pg 2 of 2) The problem may not only originate from a brain defect but it may also come from child-hood situations. Most media famed psychopaths (Adolph Hitler, Ted Bundy, Sadaam Housaine) came from broken homes and were beaten by their fathers . The insecurity of these individuals caused they to terrorize, rape and murder people to make them fell superior . They needed a feeling of superiority due to the way they were treated as a child. This treatment during the younger stages of their life made them feel excessively inferior.
The behaviour of an individual with the diabolical mind can be described easily by one word , mask . Diabolical people try to fit in today`s society by putting on a show or wearing a mask. They try to fit in by being very sociable, getting a good job and having a family . This is all to cover-up their true nature, their true selves. Psychopaths are quite sensible and know what is right and wrong.
A good example of a phycopath is : charming, self-interested, glip and impulsive individuals . (No conscience, no remorse pg 1 of 2) . These people often hold down jobs where they can be corrupt. They have jobs like manipulative corporate careerists , thugs in professional sports or as underhanded politicians . Ted Bundy is one of the most well known psychopaths and serial killers to date. This is a man who came from a broken home.
His father abused him and molested him. This may have caused Ted to become a twisted man. In high school Ted was very quiet and had all of these emotions inside of him. He did not seek help which may have caused these emotions to turn to an anger that brewed inside of him. When Ted became a man and was attending University this anger was most likely deep seeded. Ted held down a job in the Republican party where he lived, he had a wife and he was very sociable.
Ted to the people who knew him seemed to live a normal life. He was pleasing to the eye, he was very companionable, he was generally fun to have in company. What his friends and relatives did not know is that there was something seriously wrong with Ted. Ted due to his emotions of inferiority and anger striked out at innocent victims. His victims were usually college girls . He would approach them in many different ways , he would ask for help, he would approach them with crutches and so on.
After having the girl believe his plight is not ill natured he kidnaps them and brutally murders the girls. After he had killed over 20 times he was caught. During the trials he represented himself. He also was married at the stand. He escaped once but finally was convicted and sentenced to death .
During the time he was in prison his wife became pregnant and this shell of a man had a child. Psychopaths like this are hurting society in many ways. Something has to be done to examine where exactly the psychopathic phenomena originates . These cold-blooded individuals have to be stopped from committing barbarous acts . Perhaps, police should investigate families with broken homes to look for abuse.
Some research is being done which could ultimately cure the psychopathic mind. If something is not done individuals like Ted Bundy could strike again at innocent victims.