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The danger of a single story – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at TED on the danger of a single story and how, as she says:       “That is how we create a single story: show a people as one thing, as only one thing, over and … Continue reading

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The Schizo Stereotype


Jim Van Os and his gert list of “schizo” stereotypes “Schizophrenia” is not a thing its an idea. Its not a thing we can catch or contract , become infected with or born with. Its an idea,  a story. And if … Continue reading

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“Schizophrenia” does not exist


Jim Van Os and his big list of schitzo stereoptypes “Schizophrenia” does not exist. That some people struggle and suffer and become isolated by that is not in doubt, especially here. That they suffer because they have a “thing” and … Continue reading

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