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If there's any illness for which people offer many remedies, you may be sure that particular illness is incurable, I think.
If there's any illness for which people offer many remedies, you may be sure that particular illness is incurable, I think.Rate this quote: Send
Psychology is as useless as directions for using poison.Rate this quote: Send
The best doctor is the one you run for and can't find.Rate this quote: Send
Freud's fanciful pseudo-explanations (precisely because they are brilliant) perform a disservice.Rate this quote: Send
(Now any ass has these pictures available to use in "explaining" symptoms of an illness.
I think AIDS can be won. I think we can win this fight. It is winnable. But it means behavior change.Rate this quote: Send
Phenomenology is by no means psychology. It is found in a new dimension and demands an essentially different attitude from that of psychology as well as of any science of spatial–temporal existence.Rate this quote: Send
You must always be puzzled by mental illness. The thing I would dread most, if I became mentally ill, would be your adopting a common sense attitude; that you could take it for granted that I was deluded.Rate this quote: Send
These effects of mescalin are the sort of effects you could expect to follow the administration of a drug having the power to impair the efficiency of the cerebral reducing valve. When the brain runs out of sugar, the undernourished ego grows weak, can't be bothered to undertake the necessary chores, and loses all interest in those spatial and temporal relationships which mean so much to an organism bent on getting on in the world. As Mind at Large seeps past the no longer watertight valve, all kinds of biologically useless things start to happen. Other persons discover a world of visionary beauty. To others again is revealed the glory, the infinite value and meaningfulness of naked existence, of the given, unconceptualized event.Rate this quote: Send
For each illness that doctors cure with medicine, they provoke ten in healthy people by inoculating them with the virus that is a thousand times more powerful than any microbe: the idea that one is ill.Rate this quote: Send
No medicine cures what happiness cannot.Rate this quote: Send