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  1. cpuusage

    We are All Human Beings

    Regardless of any apparent differences; sex/sexual orientation, past history, circumstances, socio-economic status, labels, categorisations, judgements, assumptions, ages, religion or lack of religion, ethnicity/nationality, political views, medical diagnoses, health/lack of health...
  2. cpuusage

    Love Everyone: A Guide for Spiritual Activists

    by Sharon Salzberg and Rev. angel Kyodo williams| November 18, 2016 "Real political change must be spiritual. Real spiritual practice has to be political. Buddhist teachers Sharon Salzberg and Rev. angel Kyodo williams on how we can bring the two worlds together to build a more just and...
  3. cpuusage

    We must stop worshipping the false god of the strong leader

    https://aeon.co/ideas/we-must-stop-worshipping-the-false-god-of-the-strong-leader Politicians spend a lot of time trying to portray the leader they oppose as weak. They believe this resonates with a broader public. It’s not only in authoritarian regimes but in democracies, too, that the notion...
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    My Problem that is the Solution

    I like to like to post in highly temporary forums, that are cataloged and recorded for future convictions by police powers, as an aggression against civilization as mandate or fiat, and republics that will accuse me of destroying any induced sense of decorum. I have a sense of community. From...
  5. tiltawhirl

    Taking back my FB page

    I love having friends from all over! But my mother-in-law floods FB with Trump & etc memes and religious memes and there are a few other individuals as well. So I am happy to say I have managed to block the sites those posts originate from. And it has worked! Now there are still a few people...
  6. cpuusage

    Mental Illness and UnRecovery

    http://recoveryinthebin.org/2016/03/05/mental-illness-and-unrecovery/ The concept of “mental illness,” arguably like all concepts of disease and in fact the whole of human language, is a social construct. Unlike single-issue anti-psychiatry groups RITB sees the medical model in social...
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    In this age of luxury and inequality freedom and liberty political correctness all eyes can see slavery and indignity. deliberate insecurity political initiative party directive final outcome ineffective.
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    Mental health: why we're all sick under neoliberalism

    We don't understand mental health, allocating the label only to those who are struggling. So good mental health, and its political causes, become invisible. An introduction to Transformation's new series on the politics of mental health. Content warning: anxiety, suicidal thoughts...
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    Jambo is Back

    Jambo is Back. Everyones favorite/ least favorite/ somewhere in between political MH forum commentator is back! Last posted on the forum back in September 2014 after using the bad 'S' word. Then i foookd off offline to do some daydreaming.
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    The conservative’s slippery slope and Allport’s scale of prejudice

    The conservative’s slippery slope and Allport’s scale of prejudice | Politics and Insights - kittysjones Gordon Allport studied the psychological and social processes that create a society’s progression from prejudice and discrimination to genocide. In his research of how the Holocaust...
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    "Psychiatric Diagnosis as Political Device"-if this is the problem-what is the solution?

    "Psychiatric Diagnosis as Political Device"-if this is the problem-what is the solution? My answer would be - learn how to question the evidence so that existing stories about faulty genes, brain, chemical or other physical abnormalities can be perhaps seen as more like quicksand than the...
  12. Fairy Lucretia

    from the point of view of a mentally ill person

    who would be the best political party to run the country?
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    If a major political figure?

    If a major political figure came out with Bipolar, after years of sucess would that be helpful or would it be detrimental to people with Bipolar? I can't seem to think which way it would be.
  14. bobshocker

    political correctness

    i dont mind political correctness, but i do struggle adhering to the political correct agenda. sometimes i feel i was born out of time. i aint a bad man, i mean i got more love towards people than hate,
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    Pat's Petition

    I'm writing to let you know about Pat's Petition. You may not have heard of it yet but you will. It's a government e-petition - to send a message to the government from all people with disability, their families and friends who think the cuts in services and the changes in benefits are just...
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    Westminster and Disability

    The words below are written as a warning. It is for anyone who cares about Britain and its moral future towards those who are sick and vulnerable in society. _________________ Dear Sir/Madam, The philosophy of a large medical finance company such as Unum Provident is dubious to say the...