Getting narcissists to self-identify and to understand how their state of mind undermines a healthy, cooperative, respectful, fair society can advance the cause of ethics..
.Narcissists just aren’t ashamed of their narcissism, and as the story points out, that shouldn’t be surprising. Narcissists see the world as revolving around them, feel superior to everyone else, and typically aren’t inclined to hide their light under a bushel basket.
They also are smart enough to know they are self-absorbed, and if they thought that was a bad thing, they wouldn’t be true narcissists, who tend to believe that everything about themselves is peachy keen
Narcissists also lack empathy,
so comprehending why people like
them are often distrusted