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bobbolink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-24-09 03:19 PM
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31. Yes, indeed, and that isn't his only blind spot. He has other ignorances.
I hope you are not using him as the measurement of liberated thought.
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  -"Mentally Ill" does not mean "wrong on an issue" SoxFan  Oct-24-09 01:49 PM   #0 
  - I'm with that.  Writer   Oct-24-09 01:54 PM   #1 
  - I worked in a mental hospital for years and found people of all political  old mark   Oct-24-09 01:57 PM   #2 
  - The non-political thing probably makes some sense in that context  Posteritatis   Oct-24-09 02:02 PM   # 
     - As usual with a group of politicians running the show, there are frequent  old mark   Oct-25-09 01:52 AM   #51 
  - Yep.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-24-09 01:58 PM   #3 
  - in before "but [person I dislike] is clearly insane!"  Posteritatis   Oct-24-09 01:58 PM   #4 
  - Are you a doctor or a therapist? n/t  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-24-09 02:03 PM   #10 
     - Neither  Posteritatis   Oct-24-09 02:09 PM   #13 
        - Oh  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-24-09 03:03 PM   #26 
        - Yeah, that one drives me up the wall  Posteritatis   Oct-24-09 03:28 PM   #35 
        - I'm a practicing psychiatrist and i can say that Orly Taitz is clearly ill.  mkultra   Oct-24-09 05:30 PM   #43 
        - As I'm unqualified to propose any such model, I'm not about to try  Posteritatis   Oct-24-09 05:50 PM   #47 
        - Interesting choice of name for a Pdoc.  Cetacea   Oct-24-09 06:01 PM   #48 
        - Oh, god, you're not a multiple personality "psychiatrist," are you? nt  woo me with science   Oct-24-09 06:16 PM   #49 
        - .  mkultra   Oct-24-09 05:30 PM   #44 
  - What we're seeing with a significant part of the population  Warpy   Oct-24-09 01:58 PM   #5 
  - +100.  Hannah Bell   Oct-24-09 01:59 PM   #6 
  - I can tell the difference between being called crazy and being called mentally ill  lunatica   Oct-24-09 02:01 PM   #7 
  - Follow some threads here and you'll see a lot of armchair diagnosing  Posteritatis   Oct-24-09 02:03 PM   #11 
  - Fail  SoxFan   Oct-24-09 02:04 PM   #12 
  - word up-  Bluerthanblue   Oct-24-09 02:19 PM   #15 
  - Feeling sorry for yourself doesn't help anything  lunatica   Oct-24-09 02:22 PM   #17 
     - So, how is life in the 1950s ?  SoxFan   Oct-24-09 02:28 PM   #18 
     - do you respond to people who use racial slurs and hate speech  Bluerthanblue   Oct-24-09 02:34 PM   #20 
     - Self pity is the best kind 'cause you know it's sincere  lunatica   Oct-24-09 02:43 PM   #22 
        - has anyone you loved died as a result of untreated mental illness?  Bluerthanblue   Oct-24-09 03:10 PM   #27 
        - Going out of your way to hurt and inflame others is a trait of the RW.  bobbolink   Oct-24-09 03:17 PM   #30 
           - Yes, it is. And one I am seeing a little too much of on an alleged Democratic site nt  laughingliberal   Oct-25-09 11:57 AM   #67 
              - A sense of superiority isn't the sole property of the RW.  bobbolink   Oct-25-09 08:45 PM   #70 
     - Labeling others and being spectacularly insensitive.  bobbolink   Oct-24-09 03:14 PM   #29 
  - My suggestion is you grow some sensitivity, and learn to LISTEN.  bobbolink   Oct-24-09 03:12 PM   #28 
  - Can it be referred to as mentally ill on an issue?  lonestarnot   Oct-24-09 02:02 PM   #8 
  - That's crazy-talk!  Blue-Jay   Oct-24-09 02:03 PM   #9 
  - Flamers use that ploy to denigrate (in their view) others who disagree with them  UTUSN   Oct-24-09 02:18 PM   #14 
  - Ed Schultz says that is "Psycho Talk"  WonderGrunion   Oct-24-09 02:21 PM   #16 
  - Yes, indeed, and that isn't his only blind spot. He has other ignorances.  bobbolink   Oct-24-09 03:19 PM   #31 
  - Here's a Rec because I have a goddaughter who has had a hell of a year battling schizophrenia  elocs   Oct-24-09 02:32 PM   #19 
  - Being intellectually lazy is one thing. Being willfully hurtful after it is pointed out is quite  bobbolink   Oct-24-09 03:20 PM   #32 
  - I agree. This BS doesn nothing but purpetuate the "mentally ill = violent" bigotry.  Odin2005   Oct-24-09 02:42 PM   #21 
  - I'm mentally ill and wrong on many issues. nt  Occam Bandage   Oct-24-09 02:44 PM   #23 
  - K & R !!!  Kitty Herder   Oct-24-09 02:48 PM   #24 
  - "Mentally ill" is a populist and not a diagnostic term. Don't conflate them.  nolabear   Oct-24-09 02:52 PM   #25 
  - "There IS no 'us and them' ". Beautifully, wonderfully put.  bobbolink   Oct-24-09 03:24 PM   #34 
  - I want a "recommend comment" button for posts like these. (nt)  Posteritatis   Oct-24-09 03:30 PM   #36 
  - My favorite is when I disagree with someone or get cranky and  cliffordu   Oct-24-09 03:22 PM   #33 
  - Alert on those.  MH1   Oct-25-09 10:36 AM   #57 
     - Sorry - Not here at DU - in real life - It's a favorite  cliffordu   Oct-25-09 11:31 AM   #59 
  - I agree. There is only ONE mental illnes one can diagnose from a discussion board...  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 03:32 PM   #37 
  - Atheism has it's disorders  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-24-09 03:53 PM   #38 
     - How so?  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 04:53 PM   #39 
        - I don't believe in god and yet I have a chemical imbalance.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-24-09 05:08 PM   #40 
           - OK, but the two are NOT related, so whats your point?  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 05:12 PM   #41 
              - Most people who believe in a higher being or  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-24-09 05:27 PM   #42 
                 - I disagree.  rd_kent   Oct-24-09 05:35 PM   #46 
                    - In a concurrent DU thread this topic is considered from the point of view of  saltpoint   Oct-25-09 06:33 AM   #53 
  - Thank you for posting this.  lightningandsnow   Oct-24-09 05:31 PM   #45 
  - Is there not a psychopathology of conservatism?  aint_no_life_nowhere   Oct-24-09 06:51 PM   #50 
  - The problem is the association  Juche   Oct-25-09 11:47 AM   #62 
  - I didn't say they were schizophrenic like my cousin was  aint_no_life_nowhere   Oct-25-09 11:52 AM   #64 
  - Thank you.  mwb970   Oct-25-09 03:32 PM   #69 
  - Point taken, although it remains that willful ignorance in the face of  saltpoint   Oct-25-09 06:19 AM   #52 
  - There are times when it does. Where would a clinician place Fred Phelps,  saltpoint   Oct-25-09 06:48 AM   #54 
  - As long as the stigma remains...  zanne   Oct-25-09 10:18 AM   #55 
  - "Mentally ill" when used to describe political actions, CLEARLY does not mean  MH1   Oct-25-09 10:29 AM   #56 
  - Does this mean I can't do a Glenn Beck costume this Halloween with a straitjacket?  backscatter712   Oct-25-09 11:21 AM   #58 
  - Thank you. I had psychosis as a teenager  Juche   Oct-25-09 11:40 AM   #60 
  - k&r  mix   Oct-25-09 11:44 AM   #61 
  - One poster had the audacity to use my Asperger's as an excuse to dismiss my criticism...  Odin2005   Oct-25-09 11:50 AM   #63 
  - If during a session Rick Santorum told his psychiatrist that the Supreme  saltpoint   Oct-25-09 11:54 AM   #65 
  - It depends on your definition of "progressive."  LWolf   Oct-25-09 11:55 AM   #66 
  - It keeps the stigma going  cayanne   Oct-25-09 02:59 PM   #68 
 

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