At first glance, the handwriting
of Jeffrey Dahmer, seems quite normal and innocent. But when we take a
closer look we see some very revealing clues to his dangerous
The very first thing that we
notice is a profusion of bottomless "o's and a's that seen in such
abundance can only indicate moral turpitude.
They are the standard
graphological signs for moral degradation. But we also need to look
In addition to
those bottomless letters in Dahmer's handwriting you will also find an
uneven baseline, uneven letter sizes and irregular pressure. This makes
for a very volatile combination and it points to emotional
signs in his handwriting are those dark horizontal strokes as well as
the single down strokes of the y's and g's that show strong drive and
determination. They tell us that Jeffrey Dahmer was focused and that he
knew exactly what he was doing.
drive and emotional unpredictability are put together in a personality
like this, they form a lethal combination.
Look a little
more closely and you will see several instances of broken letters such
as the m in "am" and the S in "So." Add these to the ink-filled e's
and you have a menacing mixture of insecurity, anxiety and passion.
there are those unusually wide spaces between the letters that point to
a feeling of separation from other people. In the context of his
personality, he must have felt that the rules of society were not
applicable to him.
combination of these different factors are sufficient in themselves to
support an assessment of moral ambivalence. But when you put them
together with those bottomless a's and o's it makes for a very dangerous
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