“An Interview with a Sociopath”


To give people an idea of the way sociopaths think, a sociopath by the name of Dyshae was interviewed to give people on the channel of special books for special kids located on youtube a view into the brain of a sociopath. 

The interviewee described his childhood as mostly observational. He was constantly watching people learn how they behave. In the interview, he states, ¨I became very perceptive of people.” His studious childhood led him to become manipulative as well as constantly lying. He would use the information he gathered while observing the people around him to lie on the spot. This was done in an attempt to almost ‘outsmart’ others as he liked to put it. Dyshae understands that it is labeled as a sociopath as ‘layman’ terms, although the term has been discarded scientifically. 

As for his relationships, he doesn’t like people in the same way any other normal person does. He explains that the way he likes people is solely for his benefit down the road. Basically, the way he sees someone he likes is based on the traits they have. He looks upon these relationships as transactions. The interviewer explains his interpretation of what this meant and then compared it to a math equation in which Dyshae agrees. When Dyshae is asked is it warranted to be wary when interacting with someone who has an antisocial personality disorder  he responded yes quickly. He says that there’s a high chance of getting manipulated whether it is in a small or large way. 

When the interviewer brings up the discussion of being a normal person and feeling like one, Dyshae explains that he wanted to be ‘normal’ at one point but he has since then learned to let it go. When he lets go of this want to be normal he finds it easier to stay away from doing negative things like getting ‘ridiculously’ angry, lying, and manipulation. 

Another question that came up was what is his motivation to keep from doing all those negative things aforementioned. He thought that there was too much chaos that he was responsible for putting in the world. He gives credit to therapy to help him realize chaos is logically not a thing to put in the world, as well as giving credit to his therapist for helping him realize all of his bad habits were essentially self-serving. 

The interview ends with this question, ¨How do you look at yourself?” 

The answer to the question was a loaded heavy answer, but to sum it up he basically stated he sees himself as someone who has trouble handling people’s emotions. 

Now, let’s end this by asking all of you a question, ¨How do you look at yourself?”