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Psychopathy of the careerist is a developmental disorder marked by emotional deficits and an increased
risk for antisocial behavior. It is not equivalent to the diagnosis antisocial personality disorder, which
concentrates only on the increased risk for antisocial behavior and not a specific cause, i.e., the
reduced empathy and guilt that constitutes the emotional deficit. Our review considers data regarding
the neurobiology of this disorder. Dysfunction within the amygdala’s role in reinforcement learning
and the role of ventromedial frontal cortex in the representation of reinforcement value is stressed.
Data are also presented indicating potential difficulties within parts of temporal and posterior cingulate
cortex. Suggestions are made with respect to why these deficits lead to the development of the disorder.
Knowledge of recent neurobiology is proving our thesis that Darwin was wrong when formulated his
theorem “Survival of the fittest.” Reality in the 21st century is showing that “Survival of the careerist”
based on the quantum entanglement entropy (QEE) is more valid principle of social dynamics in our
days. Careeristic competition is the main cause of the QEE, leading to increased complications through
coincidences of social dynamics.