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On Mental Health...

So Dr. Martin Seligman writes that pessimist's typically view the world more accurately than optimists and thus have a useful place in organizations; however unhappy they are.

http://www.amazon.com/Learned-Optimism-Change-Your-Mind/dp/1...

Don't buy this book, its a waste of time.

As a counselor I've come to realize that returning people to a sate of Mental Health, consists of bringing most people closer to "reality" while a small minority need religion (ie. less reality more fantasy)...

So if you know anyone with a mental health issue right now, please give them your honest sense of the reality of their behavior OR LISTEN TO THEM and see if they're just seeing reality better than you (or the rest of us) are.



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Everyone is insane, so no one can own a gun except insane cops.

That is going to be the bogus storyline in 5-10 years.

I say if you are out of jail you are eligible to vote and provide for your own self defense by whatever means.

We are all insane, just some more than others thanks to big pharma.

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Just as some are more equal than others thanks to the Fed

Just as some are more equal than others thanks to the Federal Reserve System.

Oh, and thanks to the NDAA, later on, too.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

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Two great quotes:

Two great quotes:

one is about insanity itself; for the other, it's insane we have almost forgotten about it - much hazardously (guess which is which):

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.
― Friedrich Nietzsche

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I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
― Thomas Jefferson

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

This kind of stuff will cost you your credentials...

"LISTEN TO THEM and see if they're just seeing reality better than you (or the rest of us) are."

I mean.... listen? Really?

;) Great post.

Love or fear? Choose again with every breath.

Nice

I actually Lol'd

NO MORE LIES. Ron Paul 2012.

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Seriously, these days, I'm more concerned about our rulers'

Seriously, these days, I'm more concerned about our rulers' mental health (or, even, the so-called "academia" they use as advisors) than with the people's.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius