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The Terms and Sentences of ‘Crazy’

When I say there are contractual-like terms and judicial-like sentences to being ‘crazy’ I don’t mean the colloquial version, but instead the clinical. I also mean sentences in that most common way, as in the language itself. Of course, the psychiatric world would say there is no such thing as being crazy, only a diagnosis […] Read more

From Around the Web | June 7, 2010

Eugenics againHere’s an argument for eugenics in the comments of a response to an in-depth article on a jail coping with a large number of prisoners with mental illness. I don’t have a good answer. Morally, we shouldn’t just let people die when we can develop the means to heal them. We could debate sterilization […] Read more