Tag Archives: depression

I Get a Thrill Being Mentally Ill

Here’s a pretty good Salon article from last month about how “mental illness” is used as a catch-all for the problems of mass murderers and the like, which has the effect of drawing attention away from racism, sexism, and gun … Continue reading

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My Problems Are Temporal Things

The old proverb that money can’t buy happiness was probably, like so many things in this world, made up by a rich guy who was trying to keep the poor in their place. On the face of it, I guess … Continue reading

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You’re in Love with Yourself

I hear on occasion about how kids these days are too often praised, and told they can become whatever they want, which has led to their being unprepared for the world. It’s funny, because pretty much everyone I know seems … Continue reading

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Boo to the Business World

One thing I find annoying is when people suggest that the government should be run more like a business. In my mind, it’s already run too much like one, in that it’s full of people more concerned with short-term personal … Continue reading

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