Glossary

Ethos (Courtesy of Wikipedia and Dictionary.com)

(ee-thos, ee-thohs, eth-os, -ohs)

  • is a Greek word meaning "character" that is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterize a community, nation, or ideology.
  • the fundamental character or spirit of a culture; the underlying sentiment that informs the beliefs, customs, or practices of a group or society; dominant assumptions of a people or period: In the Greek ethos the individual was highly valued.
  • the character or disposition of a community, group, person, etc.
  • the moral element in dramatic literature that determines a character's action rather than his or her thought or emotion.

Synonyms:  mentality, ideology, attitude, mindset, culture, beliefs, psyche  


Inhuman:

Definition from Dictionary.com 

in·hu·man

/ɪnˈhyumən or, often, -ˈyu-/ Show Spelled [in-hyoo-muhn or, often, -yoo-]



 adjective

1. lacking qualities of sympathy, pity, warmth, compassion, or the like; cruel; brutal: an inhuman master.

2. not suited for human beings.

3. not human.

Synonyms:  unfeeling, unsympathetic, cold, callous, hard, savage, brutish. 


Mammonistic:

Definition from Dictionary.com

mam·mon·ism

/ˈmæməˌnɪzəm/ Show Spelled [mam-uh-niz-uhm]

noun

the greedy pursuit of riches.

Origin:
1835–45; mammon + -ism
Related forms mam·mon·ist, mam·mon·ite, noun mam·mon·is·tic, adjective

Synonyms for mammon,  noun wealth as evil, avarice, gain, possessions, riches, wealth

Definition from World English Dictionary

mammon  (ˈmæmən)  — n 1. riches or wealth regarded as a source of evil and corruption 2. avarice or greed  [C14: via Late Latin from New Testament Greek mammōnas,  from Aramaic māmōnā  wealth]  'mammonish  — adj  'mammonism  — n  'mammonist  — n  'mammonite  — n  mammon'istic  — adj 


Psychopaths


Definition from Dictionary.com

psy·cho·path [sahy-kuh-path]

noun 

a person with a psychopathic personality, which manifests as amoral and antisocial behavior, lack of ability to love or establish meaningful personal relationships, extreme egocentricity, failure to learn from experience, etc.

Jerry's Definition of Psychopath and Sociopath:

  • A person able and capable of inflicting great human pain and suffering while not feeling guilt  or remorse for their actions.
  • A person that derives pleasure by controlling others.
  • A person that does not and cannot feel "Love".
  • A person that secretly lives in the "Dark Side."
  • A person that is selfish, egotistical, self-centered, and justifies every action by declaring a higher purpose.
  • A person that will employ any and every inhuman means possible to justify reaching their goals.
  • A person that does criminal acts against others and cannot feel the pain and suffering caused to others.
  • A person that deceives others by declaring good intentions while plotting a secret agenda that will cause destruction, pain and suffering to others.
  • A person that represents themselves as being good individuals, while secretly being depraved and devoid of moral and ethical standards and values.
  • A person that does not care about the rest of humanity.