So BBC panorama are airing a Panorama investigation tonight into anti-depressant induced violence, and of course, even before the documentary has aired, we have all the pro-SSRI mouthpieces (most notably from the Royal college of Psychiatry UK) coming out en masse to condemn it before it has even been broadcast. 5,096 more words
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For all of my talk about people being seduced by culture and violence, it’s worth saying that I’ve fallen under the spell many times.
From late gradeschool on, when I first discovered writing, oftentimes I tried to sum up my sense of loneliness, and later actual depression, by writing fictional accounts of school shooters. 573 more words
On April 29th, 1996 Australia experienced the worst massacre in the country’s history. Port Arthur left 35 killed, 25 injured and a country reeling. Following the spree the Prime Minister at the time introduced strict gun control laws restricting the private ownership of guns and never again has Australia had a mass shooting. 1,273 more words