Religion and Mental Illness

Most of Christianity promises positive experiences of God for adherents and converts. The experience of mental illness is exactly the opposite of this. So if Christianity could cure or even do a serviceable job of treating mental illness we would expect the zoomers to...

Modern Psychology and Suicide

Modern psychology is framed as the last defense against a suicidal person's impulses but this is framing it to charitably. Modern psychology is all about the atomized individual. It is wrong to need people as it is wrong to have people to need you. This weakens social...

The Opposite of a Christian

The opposite of a Christian is not an atheist, it is someone with mental illness. Christianity posits that you can trust your inner voice, mental illness demonstrates that you can't. People say "God" tells you things that are outside the scope of what you could come...

Mental Illness and Christianity

Pastors have told me that mental illness is one of the worst things for the faith. I agree with them because that is largely how I lost mine. Engaging with the supernatural and psychosis are often indistinguishable from each other. You could argue that the...

Cures for Depression

I cured depression! I am diligently working on my Nobel Prize acceptance speech. I actually have 3 cures: Shame it away. Shame is powerful and sets people straight. If you shame depression away it disappears. You are a terrible person for having depression, it's your...

Why?

Christians romanticize suffering which often results in mental illness which often makes people emotionally stunted. Of course Christianity is mostly engaged on the seat of the emotion. So these people are basically romanticizing something that kills faith...

Depression’s Causes

Great article on depression and basic income: Why? If depression is primarily—as we have been led to believe by pharmaceutical company marketing campaigns—a problem with our brain chemistry, this makes no sense. The brains of the people of Dauphin did not suddenly...

Exercise Guilting

An exercise that happens all too often in mental health circles is exercise guilting.  They tell people physical exercise can treat depression (without giving any details about how much) and then when it isn't working (generally for people with more severe depression)...

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