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Old January 4, 2013, 12:25 PM   #79
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Originally Posted by Alabama shooter
Not yet. But society is getting there.
Since I have put Glenn to the trouble of fleshing out his objection more than he may have preferred, let me suggest that his original objection very much runs counter to the trend of making differences in reasonably held beliefs a psychiatric matter.

We wrote about Soviet misuse of psychiatry on the same basis, and it is not a pleasant development that the abuse lives on in daytime talk shows and politics.

Originally Posted by Alabama shooter
Due to the stigma of mental illness in the US (and many other places)...
At the risk of being flippant, I don't know how we would destigmatize being a nut. On the other hand, there should be room in an ordinary person's life for having a bad day and being sad without being offered a pill to fix it.
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