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Forgive and Forget

Someone you know — maybe someone you love — has “done you wrong.” You’re upset, angry, and hurt. What do you do? Some of your closest friends and confidants might tell you that you’re better off without that person. 476 more words


Mental Health Diagnoses As Particularly Western Social Constructs

This entry in Wikipedia was posted by a Facebook group member a year ago, and I posted it to my timeline.  It just came up today as a memory.   80 more words

Psychiatry's Recusal from the Mad World: Deconstructing the Goldwater Rule

More and more, both arm chair diagnosticians and mental health professionals alike are questioning the mental stability of President Trump.  They’re asking what’s the matter what this guy?   2,169 more words


Γιατί χρειαζόμαστε ακόμη τις βιβλιοθήκες; Γιατί έτσι μπορούμε να διαβάζουμε βιβλία που δεν κυκλοφορούν πια, βιβλία που έχουν εξαντληθεί, βιβλία εξειδικευμένα στα οποία δε θα είχαμε πρόσβαση, γιατί μπορούμε να δοκιμάσουμε κάποια βιβλία και είδη λογοτεχνίας χωρίς να μας απασχολεί το κόστος.


Too Many Know-Nothings

I keep meaning to polish a piece on the many potential, disastrous TrumpCares, but the health care news changes too fast for a day-gigging TfH to keep up! 512 more words


The "Two Americas": Further Reflections

Last month’s lengthy post received some worthy feedback. I’d discussed the clash of two cultures in America (and elsewhere, but America was my focus). They both claim legitimacy for themselves but deny it to the other.  1,851 more words