Tag Archives: criminal thinking error

Anger Unmanaged

Anger is a basic component of the criminal personality. Angry thinking and behavior is a fundamental element of the criminal’s thinking process; whether expressed outright or seen beneath the surface, the criminal is angry. Fear, especially the fear of being … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking Change, Thinking Errors | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Misguided Sentiments

A criminal will, from time to time, express themselves emotionally offering tears of sadness for a friend or joyful praise for a responsible accomplishment. This expression, however, is an inconsistent feature of their personality; it is often contradicted by victimizing … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking Errors | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Effort Vs. Energy

Understanding lack of effort as a criminal thinking error involves first defining it in relation to activity and energy. The criminal thinker has unlimited ‘energy’ for the activities they are interested in pursuing. However, they lack effort for activities that … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking Change, Thinking Errors | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Fear Factor

Our stereotypical view of a “hardened” criminal is that they are fearless. Criminals are portrayed in the media, and often in movies, as callous, reckless, quick tempered, ready to fight and angry. In reality, criminal thinkers have many fears. The … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking Change, Thinking Errors | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments