Why Does Everyone Hate Insanity So Much?


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Topic Author's Original Post - Sep 8, 2013 - 12:03am PT
It seems such a natural evolution of our dystopian culture.

Stair climber, lost, far away from Poland
Sep 8, 2013 - 12:06am PT
Are you insane???!!!

Social climber
Joshua Tree
Sep 8, 2013 - 12:10am PT
Actually, I quite enjoy mine. Most of the time.

A long way from where I started
Sep 8, 2013 - 02:31am PT
The King of the potato people told me he is very cross with you for posting this thread.

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Sep 8, 2013 - 08:08am PT
We thrive on insanity! Except in a church.....

Trad climber
The Circuit, Tonasket WA
Sep 8, 2013 - 08:14am PT
I don't hate it!
After 30 years in health care/emergency rooms I've learned to accept it as part of our intelligent design.

"Boom, boom ain't it fun to be crazy?"

Trad climber
Ouray, Colorado
Sep 8, 2013 - 09:51am PT
People with mental conditions often ilicit behavior far removed from societal norms. Combine this with the concerns many have about their own mental health and you can see some reasons why people with mental illness are shunned.
The shocking thing is that the richest country on earth can't rise above the superstitious fears of many of it's citizens and provide the care and treatment needed.
Our prisons would be less full and our culture would be more elevated if we treated mental illness as a disease of a key organ. Instead, we often punish the behavior (a symptom) rather than treating the underlying cause.

Sep 8, 2013 - 09:52am PT
Killer work out.
You guys are talking abut the insanity workout right?

Trad climber
Is that light the end of the tunnel or a train?
Sep 8, 2013 - 09:56am PT
Insanity drives me crazy.

Great post Jim. +1

Jim Henson's Basement
Sep 8, 2013 - 10:57am PT
It's all fun and games untill The Lizard King moves into your basement and starts strutting around in tinfoil speedos.

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Sep 8, 2013 - 11:10am PT
You sound like you're speaking from direct experience, JTM...

Well put, Jim

Social climber
Sep 8, 2013 - 11:14am PT
hey there say... on a serious note... it is terrble what it does to young children that have to live through mental illness, in their folks, :(
especially when it is the mom, and she is there constantly with them...


also, donini (think it was you that shared this?)
i know a gal who worked in this field, as to helping folks with said-conditions... sadly, the funds were taken away from the programs that she did for helping these folks... thus, no help for them, and no job for her, but--hers was a tempory loss...

she then worked in one of the prison systems for a bit and:

she FOUND a huge portion of her former 'patients' WERE in the
prison, having 'gone off the deep end' :(

Sep 8, 2013 - 11:18am PT
Putin a few days ago sent America a letter.

"How do I put this politely? You Americans are dumb."

And he's 100% right .......

Topic Author's Reply - Sep 8, 2013 - 12:54pm PT
We may be dumb, but at least we're crazy!

Social climber
Some Rehab in Bolivia
Sep 8, 2013 - 01:05pm PT



Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Sep 8, 2013 - 01:24pm PT
We're all insane to some degree or another and the really insane get shunned because they are a reminder of our own insanity and denial...How uncomfortable...

Social climber
Some Rehab in Bolivia
Sep 8, 2013 - 01:39pm PT

Everybody is whacked!!!...

Difference is most can function in society at an acceptable level...

The SMI can not...

Trad climber
4 Corners Area
Sep 8, 2013 - 02:41pm PT
^^^^ Obama seems to be getting along pretty well, despite his seemingly insane desire to play nuclear Russian Roulette in the middle east.

Nuclear war, or the provocation of it, is absolute insanity IMHO . . .

The Granite State.
Sep 8, 2013 - 03:00pm PT
I like what Donini wrote.
Ward Trotter

Trad climber
Sep 8, 2013 - 03:03pm PT
"How do I put this politely? You Americans are dumb."

P.S. Send us WBRAUN

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