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The river of truth...

I came across the lovely phrase, ‘the river of truth’ the other day in a book by film maker, Daniel Mackler. I like this idea of a river of truth, beneath everything, above everything, transcending everything. 34 more words

Shrinks: A Self-Portrait of a Profession --- By Robert Withaker | Mad in America (March 19, 2015)

“After finishing Jeffrey Lieberman’s new book, Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry, I was tempted to put it aside and not write anything, even though I had purchased the book with the intention of doing so.

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31 March 2015: Sunshine Act for Scotland Public Petition PE1493 @ScotParl. Again. I'm looking for action.

The Sunshine Act for Scotland Public Petition PE1493 raised by Dr Peter J Gordon is to be considered by Scottish Parliament at the Public Petitions Committee Meeting on 31 March 2015, for the third time. 339 more words

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Has Mad in America Changed its View of Medication for Schizophrenia?

By Marvin Ross

For those of you not familiar with Mad in America (MIA), it is a US organization begun by journalist Robert Whitaker. He is the author of books that are highly critical of modern psychiatry and its reliance on medication particularly for schizophrenia. 533 more words


"Who is Delusional? The Answer Is: We All Are" -- Mad in America, by Noel Hunter.

“Show me a sane man and I will cure him for you” Carl Jung

“We all must strive to foster compassion on all levels. Building compassion comes from moving beyond our ego-centric viewpoints and understanding those with whom we disagree or do not understand the most.

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