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How to Spot a Psychopath by Their Drinks

September 9, 2016 – If you prefer black coffee or gin, you’re a psychopath according to a study at Innsbruck University in Austria psychology researchers.

Preference for bitter tasting food apparently breeds folks with Machiavellian, narcissistic and sadistic traits.  So let’s see:  Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother died in 2002 at the age of 101.  The sweet woman enjoyed a gin and tonic every evening and never failed in courtesy and kindness.  Black coffee is probably the beverage of choice for about half the world, including this writer, and dark chocolate is savored by all kinds of people we know to be gentle and kind.  But according to this study, they have psychopathic tendencies and even enjoy tormenting people.

So we are wondering how a person who enjoys a good black coffee with a slice of cream cake fares?  Maybe that accounts for all the disturbed people we read about but somehow, no one mentions their addiction to black coffee and cake.  Obviously, the authorities need to be alerted to this dichotomy.

So be careful what you drink as “they” may be watching to see if you have psychopathic tendencies.  And to think people get paid to do this stuff!

Besides, as gin aficionados we can attest that gin isn’t bitter but the thought of all this nonsense is making us cranky. . . . Uh oh!