Comment: I had an interesting conversation with a veteran today

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I had an interesting conversation with a veteran today

He told me he had suffered from PTSD but said he would never go crazy or kill people. I echoed your post in a way, I said something like "well I don't know much about it but I don't think what the doctors call PTSD is really a disorder, I think it's normal to have nightmares or jump when you hear a firecracker after you've been through that(war). I think it's the pills that make people crazy."

He replied "Yeah, they put me on paxil, but I didn't like it and I stopped taking it." He's been fine ever since.

Excellent post Chris.

The individual who refuses to defend his rights when called by his Government, deserves to be a slave, and must be punished as an enemy of his country and friend to her foe. - Andrew Jackson