| || [flagged] Ask HN: Should sociopaths be banned from business/power?|
16 points by CM30 10 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 41 comments |
|Okay, this is gonna be an incredibly controversial question I know, but after seeing a bunch of stats saying psychopathy is apparently more common in business leaders and politicians, I've often thought:|
Would it be morally right to just outright ban sociopaths (and maybe narcissists) from even getting into those fields at all?
I mean, imagine if by some miracle technology we could test for the presence of empathy in an individual's brain or what not. Would it be right to say 'you cannot ever become a CEO, start a business or run for president' if someone had no capacity to empathise with/care for others?
Would that improve society (and stop dictators) or make it worse?
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