I found a link to this article on the blog of NFPH: the Norwegian Association for Mental Health Care.
It is part of a series called “Lives Restored”, and the title is: “Listening to Schizophrenia”:
The New York Times: “Finding Purpose After Living With Delusion”
If you find the article interesting, I recommend this book:
“Alternatives Beyond Psychiatry”.
How to keep someone with you forever
A sick system has four basic rules:
Rule 1: Keep them too busy to think. Thinking is dangerous. If people can stop and think about their situation logically, they might realize how crazy things are.
Rule 2: Keep them tired.
Rule 3: Keep them emotionally involved.
Rule 4: Reward intermittently.
How do you do all this? It’s incredibly easy:
Keep the crises rolling.
Recently there have been many hits on a post linking to an article about “Altruistic Robots”.
This reminded me of “We Are All connected”, and that made me look for the first part of “The Symphony of Science”: A Glorious Dawn
Here is the video. Enjoy.