Category Archives: Crazy World

Truth allows suffering to speak


The condition of truth is that it allows suffering to speak. Dr Cornel West
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Wonder Woman at the UN


    Next instalment – Dainius Pras reveals his superpowers…

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get by – Talib Kweli


Just to get by, just to get by Just to get by, just to get by   Get By – Talib Kweli [Verse 1] We sell crack to our own out the back of our homes We smell the musk … Continue reading

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weird shit that’s difficult to talk about…


We can talk about difficult experiences
in ordinary ways
and in ordinary spaces.
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well now that is some f#cked up sh#t…


   

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Workshop: Carnival des Voix – Toronto 14th Jul 2017


This event is sponsored and hosted by CS Info Centre Free workshops for those who struggle with experiences like hearing voices that get called names like “psychosis”, and that can be isolating and difficult to live with, and difficult to … Continue reading

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no leaders please – Charles Bukowski


invent yourself and then reinvent yourself, change your tone and shape so often that they can never categorize you.   No Leaders Please Charles Bukowski invent yourself and then reinvent yourself, don’t swim in the same slough. invent yourself and … Continue reading

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To all the creatures within us…


From: Star Trek The Next Generation Season 5 episode 20 “The Cost of Living” Alexander, son of Worf, on Holodeck 2 enjoying a mudbath with Lwaxana Troi… “To all the creatures within us”       Alexander: “to all the creatures … Continue reading

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Why did I go Mad?


BBC Horizon documentary aired in UK on 2nd May, 2017. Why Did I Go Mad? It starts us off in familiar territory, deep within the orthodox belief – the story that that people who hear voices have a thing called … Continue reading

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Psychiatry’s Identity Crisis ?


Op-Ed piece in New York Times by Psychiatrist and Psychopharmacologist Richard A. Friedman on the limitations of his own profession’s claims to being the world’s foremost authority and body of knowledge  but yet limits its own understanding of the struggles … Continue reading

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