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Weekend Movies - 5 Easy Pieces

Love and Mercy.  This is the best movie I’ve seen this year, in part because it has the advantage of having Brian Wilson‘s music as its soundtrack.   1,610 more words

Ayn Rand

A Long Obedience in the Same Direction:  Discipleship

Some friends gave me A Long Obedience in the Same Direction by Eugene Peterson, and I jumped right into it, but I quickly realized that this was going to be a book to savour. 1,042 more words

Shrinks - The Untold Story of Psychiatry - A Review

By Marvin Ross

Last week my colleague, Dr David Laing Dawson, provided his own personal history of prescribing psychiatric medications since he became a physician in the late 1960s. 578 more words

History Of Psychiatry

Joseph Agassi on Rationality and Psychiatry

After a highly stimulating (successful?, entertaining?) talk for the members of Zilsel and le séminaire de sociologie des sciences (SoS) at Laboratoire Printemps, CNRS-UVSQ, which included an all-departmental search for  1,642 more words

Joseph Agassi

Significant VS Superior

Very cold here around Philadelphia.

This is a story reported to me by a cop and is exactly why Democrats are maggots of America.

Last night, 1/30/15, the temperature dipped to single digits. 1,147 more words

Get Clued

Mental Illness Yesterday and Today

Mental illness has been with us for a long time, probably as long as people have walked the planet.  Identifying  and treating it is rarely a straighforward process for the simple reason that human beings are so varied and unique.   1,089 more words