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The Myth of Mental Illness: Psychiatry is a Fraud & is all about Control (09:05)

I have always believed that the only two psychiatrists worthy of respect are Ronald Laing and Thomas Szasz, who did not believe that mental illness is a real thing but a fabricated mambo jumbo fairy tale created by those in power to control the masses. 390 more words

Activism

“The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.”

– Thomas Szasz

Psychiatry and Philosophy of Science

December 2013 book: Psychiatry and Philosophy of Science by Rachel Cooper

John Hopkins meeting review by Dr Nicole Leistikow

Discussion of Rachel Cooper’s Psychiatry and Philosophy of Science made for a cozy chat on a wintry December 5th evening, accompanied by pasta and pinot noir. 397 more words

Philosophy

It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad, world!

Trans-cranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) sounds like it’s straight from the laboratories of a mad scientist-well in some respects it is. The exclusive, somewhat secretive world of psychiatry has used electricity as a form of ‘therapy’ for decades. 554 more words

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