Posted by saw on November 10, 2004, at 3:37:33
In reply to Re: Does Mental Illness Exist? - Not Really, posted by RH on November 9, 2004, at 18:27:33
<<I have yet to meet anyone who has been "cured" by their psychotropic drugs. They continue to struggle, and become dependant on the drugs. Those of you who are in such a condition are "the weak", by definition. You are easier to take advantage of by those with the will to do so. For instance, it is easier to induce most of you to consume more sugar, fats and alcohol. You will buy something to make yourselves feel better - why shouldn't you treat yourself, after all? Many of you have debt problems. Thus you are parted from your money and you recieve nothing of value in return. See how it works? Now, on the count of three, Wake up. One...two...>>
I do not appreciate an insinuation that because I have a mental condition (that does *not really* exist?) that I am weak. I do not appreciate that I might be labelled as a weakling because I consume a little more sugar, or whatever, or take drugs because I am searching for relief from a very crippling condition.
I have received a lot of value for my money. The fact that I am still alive is testament to that.
I will NOT be led to believe that I am weak, I have an illness and many of my weaknesses are part of that illness. But they are MINE. For once, I am proud to be weak!!
Oh, and I am WIDE AWAKE!