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  •  I sometimes wonder if this would be a different (3+ / 0-)
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    country if all the mental health facilities weren't closed by Reagen.  I then wonder if most of the people running our country would probably have been institutionalized at some point.  Violent crazy people will do violent and crazy things if they aren't stopped.

    The question is, how do we stop them?

    #OccupyOMC - "We have a permit, its called The Constitution".

    by Evolutionary on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 02:32:38 PM PST

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    •  except that personality disorders... (4+ / 0-)
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      .... are an unrecognized pandemic, and sociopaths & narcissists who become "successful" tend to evade diagnosis.  

      So yes, they should all be committed to inpatient treatment until there's a cure.  But even pre-Reagan, the worst of the worst would manage to slip through.

      Our best chance for getting this dealt with is to stir up a mass buzz about personality disorders, similar to the pandemic parental paranoia over ASDs (autism spectrum disorders).  

      "Minus one vote for the Democrat" equals "plus one vote for the Republican." Arithmetic doesn't care about your feelings.

      by G2geek on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 04:48:28 PM PST

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