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06-18-2012, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by SK13 View Post
Well, Psychopathy is not even a widely recognized mental disorder. It's very vaguely defined, and diagnosis is not sanctioned or often supported.

Terms like sociopath are often thrown on people with Anti-Social Personality Disorder, which are not diagnosed in younger children. They'll often be diagnosed with other personality disorders, and develop into "sociopaths" as they enter young adult status, if they are diagnosed at all.

Regardless, you don't have to be either to kill people in cold blood, especially with money involved (well, depending on how broad of an interpretation of sociopath you subscribe too).

It's pretty clearly a no-go within our charter of rights and freedoms.

Well, they could say its a justifiable limit under s. 1. That's what they had to do for prisoners not being allowed to vote.

And if Harper felt that strongly about it, he could invoke the notwithstanding clause, but that would be insane.

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