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The Concept Of Self-Deception

  • We lie to ourselves to protect our self-images, which allows us to act immorally while maintaining a clear conscience.
  • According to the very latest research, self deception may have even evolved to help us to persuade others
  • This research might explain questionable behavior in many areas of life, far beyond the headline-grabbing scams in recent years.

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Fooling Our Sense Of Morality

Fooling Our Sense Of Morality

  • Self-deception ensures that we can continue to see ourselves as good people, even when our actions would suggest otherwise
  • This could be relevant to financial advisors, but also in private healthcare.
  • The need to argue a point makes us think we're smarter than we are, research shows.
  • Delusions of grandeur can be the cause of much of the political polarisation we see today.
  • We can fool ourselves into believing things that are true even if there is evidence to the contrary.

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Covert Narcissists

Covert Narcissists

  • Covert Narcissists may quietly and strategically fish for acknowledgement or compliments.
  • At work, they might cosy up to you and a colleague, only to badmouth each of you to the other, pitting you against each other so that the covert narcissist can look like the model employee in comparison.
  • Driving this behavior is an internalized sense of shame, so they overcompensate by trying to make themselves seem superior.

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Worse Than Regular Narcissists

Worse Than Regular Narcissists

While overt narcissists are more obvious and aggressive, bullying others or hogging the spotlight, covert narcissists can be sweet and ingratiating, manipulating their victims over long periods before they realize what's going on.

Establishing boundaries is critical with any kind of narcissist, and since covert ones tend to do a better job at keeping up a likable or inoffensive appearance, it's better to err on the side of caution..

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