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Category Archives: human diversity
The saving of our world from pending doom will come, not through the complacent adjustment of the conforming majority, but through the creative maladjustment of a nonconforming minority. Martin Luther King Jr.
Anyone over a certain age has likely had the kind of experience of a family member having died and being laid out in the poshest room of the house for a couple of days. These days that’s not how we … Continue reading
A great piece from UK Metro News three years ago with some facts and figures about just how common it is for people to hear voices. And a great graphic too. Hearing voices in our heads is more common (and less … Continue reading
When we change the way we look at things what we look at changes -Max Plank There is no such thing as “objective reality” that can be observed by wholly objective observer. The very act of observing changes what is … Continue reading
It is no measure of health to be well-adjusted to a profoundly sick society.
-Jiddu Krishnamurti Continue reading
In an article in Occupied Times Rufus May announces his plans to leave the NHS [National Health Service] in UK where he attempted, for eighteen years working as a clinical psychologist to bring change to services from the inside – … Continue reading
this is to the people that have a voice inside of them that talk to them,
you know, that is the voice that people must listen to,
because in everything you gonna do there is a wrong way and a right way,
and if you listen good you will know the right way,
because there is a voice inside talking to everyone, seen?
Robert Nesta Marley
Short piece by Oliver Sacks from Nov 2012 in the lead up to publication of his book “Hallucinations”. Seeing things, hearing things, thinking things, feeling things that others don’t is what humans do- we all see, hear feel think in … Continue reading