People minimize all the time. This is something I see everywhere. It’s how many people who lack courage – choose to view their own harmful behaviours.
But, it occurs all the more, with abusers. Particularly child sex abusers, child rapists, paedophiles and personality disordered people such as psychopaths, sociopaths, narcissists.
“He should have been shaking with grief on behalf of the children destroyed by the powerful men of his church.
Instead Pell called nests of paedophiles a ‘disastrous coincidence’ and described child rape as ‘misbehaving’. It’s just not good enough.”
This level of minimizing and invalidation, removing personal responsibility, lack of empathy, lack of remorse, lack of guilt/shame, no conscience…… are all the types of pathological behaviours of toxic and dangerous people. And paedophiles in particular are very skilled at this.
I get really angry at minimizing. And I’ve noticed just how common this is with church people. They are often very skilled at minimizing.
Child rape is not ‘misbehaving’.
Paedophile rings are not
‘a disastrous coincidence’.
There is absolutely no empathy, no compassion, or concern shown for all the children and their families, affected in such horrific ways by this man and his group of paedophile friends/colleagues.
This cool, detached way he has shown, is typical of that psychopathic capacity to detach from any emotions. And I absolutely believe Pell to be a psychopath, who is allegedly also a paedophile. Continue reading