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I cannot see onedays link, so am not sure of your current implied thoughts here.. Shame, but do carry on.
 
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funnily enough when i looked at your post, my napster internet music system was playing the song by someone else
 
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are you in social housing unloved? if so what do you make of the neighbours, i always wonder why people who make comments like mine are attacked by people who seem to feel it worth spending 50 to a 100k not to live were i live

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I am in social housing in an inner town tower block that is one of a group of 4 with a dubious reputation.
There are good and bad here just like in any housing group.
From my experience it doesn't necessarily follow that the hardened antisocial types are unmedicated schizophrenics.Some people,irrespective of class or illness,are just antisocial.
 
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what if i said the meds act on antisocial behaviour, whether or not someone has a diagnosis, and certain people who are incapable of work due to antisocial behaviour for whatever reason are housed together

I think marx had views on the lumpen proleteriat
 
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and certain people who are incapable of work due to antisocial behaviour for whatever reason are housed together
Are you telling me councils have the resources/time to profile each prospective tenant and say 'this one's antisocial put him/her in x estate/tower block?

Quite frankly i think it offensive that you choose to simplistically associate inability to work with antisocial tendencies.
Seems like you've brought into too much government propaganda.
 
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i think the physically disabled are housed in adapted housing leaving a group of people mental illness druggies alkys to be housed in certain housing, i remember one guy complaining about the neighbours and the reply from the oaps was "How did you get in?"

I don't asociate inability to work with antisocial tendencys, i associate the fact that some have antisocial tendencys with inability to work

There is selection for housing by the council, what i'm saying is that in practice has certain results unintended
 
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As far as i am aware no council is deliberately creating ghettoes of antisocial, unmedicated service users. Given the link between poverty/unemployment and severe mental illness it's not surprising to see the severe mentally ill disproportionately found in social housing ,but there is no agenda to herd them into specific blocks/estates.
 
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i never said theres an agenda, it's just in practice how things work

There was a left wing labour candidate who in the kinnock yrs associated unemployment with crime and was acused of saying the unemployed are criminals now goverments labour or tory direct extra policeing at high unemployment areas

To be sarcastic i'd have thought you'd have been all for my perceived med agenda

I'm grateful for my housing at the moment, not bad touchwood after some i've been in, i wouldn't like a tower block
 
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I'm in 'social housing' - a housing co-operative, and it's even a bit posh in this end of Kentish Town. Mind you, I came home the other evening and some bloke who looked well spaced-out was having a shit in our garden. I didn't ask him if he was a "schizophrenic" or if he'd stopped taking "his meds" - what a lost opportunity for scientific research.
 
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I cannot see onedays link, so am not sure of your current implied thoughts here.. Shame, but do carry on.
Hi Unloved, sorry to be confusing, criptic(?) - the reference to deja vu and the never-ending circle concerns my observation down the years here: that Apo posts something about recovery or safe(r) ways of withdrawing from psychiatric drugs, and rambo posts a comment about, for instance, how his neighbours are anti-social because they have ‘come off their meds’; someone then tries to reason that not everyone who comes off these drugs is anti-social, or asks how he knows that this is the issue etc etc, and rambo comes up with another post that offends people.. ad infinitum. I don’t wish to be unkind, but I’m afraid that rambo is on my ‘ignore’ list, so I don’t even know what he said exactly, but still guessed how the thread was going.
 
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*ThankYou Oneday* i do appreciate the time you have taken to explain the current situation of this thread!..
I must admit i do find some of the comments here quite shallow, and ill conceived.. Using previous political agendas and having an attitude of a 'them and us' mentality is so pointless, all it is proving to me is another persons ignorance, and pathetic attempt at 'one-up-manship'..
 
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are you in social housing unloved? if so what do you make of the neighbours, i always wonder why people who make comments like mine are attacked by people who seem to feel it worth spending 50 to a 100k not to live were i live

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I view myself as being extremely fortunate to live where i do, thankyou very much !..
I find your quotation of house prices laughable, and those valuations could only be acheived with a tennants 'Right to Buy' discount, based on the fact that a tennant has lived in their chosen property for a considerable amount of years, say 10yrs plus, and they have a decent tennancy record..

So Rambo how would you describe where you live, what makes your area so special, what is your price bracket ?..
Do you have Any Neighbours, are there any excentrics where you are?..
 
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i think the physically disabled are housed in adapted housing leaving a group of people mental illness druggies alkys to be housed in certain housing,

Rambo what is your 'thinking' based upon, a daily newspaper per chance ??..
Unless you have actually lived within a certain Social Housing Community, What exactly gives you license to quote here ?..
I am actually classed a physically disabled now, and i live within a mixed community,.. We even have one or two snob types here, which i also find v.funny!.
 
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