[LMB] Madness

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 10 05:24:18 BST 2021


I read a biography of a WWII veteran who was a tail gunner in a B17 that go
shot down. He ended up fighting  with the partisans. After the war he
suffered intensely from what we would call PTSD. I believe many civil war
veterans suffered from PTSD too.

On Wed, Jun 9, 2021, 8:27 PM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Most psychiatric systems are, in practice if not in intent, primarily for
> the purpose of protecting the mass of people - from dangers, and from
> annoyances.  The well-being of the patients has never been a priority.  Few
> people would ever state it that bluntly, and many would deny it outright,
> but... if you want to evaluate something, look at its fruits.
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