Most legislators twist the rules that everyone must follow and take cash or request fixes in light of the fact that they require the assets to bolster systems of support. Others do it to compensate their closest and dearest or to keep up a sumptuous way of life when their political lives are over.
In any case, these everyday reasons neglect to clarify why a few officeholders go out of control and orgy on unlimited amounts of lucre. All methods of reasoning disintegrate despite a Mobutu Sese Seko or a Saddam Hussein or a Ferdinand Marcos who departed suddenly with billions of US dollars from the coffers of Zaire, Iraq, and the Philippines, separately.
These incomprehensible dabs of hard money and resources frequently remain reserved and untouched, disintegrating in ledgers and safes in Western banks. They fill no need, either political or financial. In any case, they do satisfy a mental need. These crowds are not the megalomaniacal counterparts of investment accounts. Or maybe they are of the way of habitual accumulations.
Recent leader of Sierra Leone, Momoh, amassed several video players and other purchaser merchandise in unlimited rooms in his manor. As power supply was irregular, best case scenario, his was an inquisitive decision. He used to sit among these relics of his avarice, petting and tallying them unquenchably.
While Momoh savored things with glossy catches, individuals like Sese Seko, Hussein, and Marcos dribbled over cash. The regularly elevating piles of greenbacks in their vaults mitigated them, filled them with certainty, directed their feeling of self-esteem, and filled in as an adoration substitute. The parities in their swelling financial balances were of no down to earth import or aim. They only took into account their psychopathology.
These politicos were convicts as well as natural pilferers. They could no more quit stealing than Hitler could quit killing. Corruption was an vital piece of their mental cosmetics. Propensity for stealing is about carrying on. It is a compensatory demonstration. Governmental issues is a boring, sub-par, unintelligent, and, regularly mortifying business. It is additionally unsafe and rather subjective. It includes huge anxiety and constant clash. Government officials with psychological well-being clutters (for example, narcissists or sociopaths) respond by decompensation. They burglarize the state and pressure agents to oil their palms since it improves them feel, it helps them to subdue their mounting fears and dissatisfactions, and to reestablish their psychodynamic harmony. These legislators and civil servants "let off steam" by plundering.
Compulsive thieves neglect to oppose or control the motivation to take, regardless of the possibility that they have no utilization for the goods. As indicated by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual IV-TR (2000), the authoritative manual for psychiatry, natural pilferers feel "joy, delight, or alleviation while submitting the robbery." The great book continues to state that " ... (T)he individual may accumulate the stolen objects ...".
As most compulsive pilferer government officials are additionally insane people, they seldom feel regret or dread the results of their offenses. Be that as it may, this exclusive makes them more punishable and risky.