From Authenticity to Dark Authenticity

We tend to associate authenticity with goodness and morality. But dark personality traits can be truly authentic, turning conventional notions of authenticity inside-out.

Grant H Brenner MD DFAPA
7 min readApr 19, 2024

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KEY POINTS

  • Authenticity is associated with the idea of virtue, but that is only…

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Grant H Brenner MD DFAPA

Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst, Entrepreneur, Writer, Speaker, Disaster Responder, Advocate, Photographer