Some of the Things That Captivates An Insincere Person
*Sometimes he is attracted towards vying for precedence in honour (or nobility) and leadership….
*He is pleased by a statement and angered by a statement – captivated (or enthralled) by the one who praises him even with falsehood; shows enmity to the one who censures him even with truth…
Sometimes he is captivated (or enthralled) by Dirham and Deenaar ….(i.e. money) etc
We seek Allaah’s Protection from this evil state of affairs. Aameen
Source: Al-Uboodiyyah’ by Shaikhul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (rahimahullaah) with Ta’leeq by Shaikh Raslaan (may Allaah preserve him). page 168