rietpluim


  • rietpluim posted a new activity comment 3 years, 3 months ago

    Labels are attributed on the basis of diagnosis of described symptoms in specific acts

    Exactly my point. You nor anybody else commenting in this thread have the authority or the information needed to make such a diagnosis. The fact that somebody auto-mutilates himself is not enough to say that he is ill.

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  • rietpluim posted a new activity comment 3 years, 3 months ago

    A straw man is not a good way to make an argument either. I never said that anyone suggested that ALL of the mentally ill commit crimes or immoral acts.

    trying to include a wider group of mental disorders than is actually being discussed

    Then what disorders were @cbrowm and @John Halas discussing at #2 and #6, exactly?

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  • rietpluim posted a new activity comment 3 years, 3 months ago

    @Alan4discussion

    Quote mining is not a good way to make an argument. The full quote is:

    First of all: no, they don’t. They do not more often than they do.

    The keyword is “often”. Now we may argue how often is often, but the fact remains that there are much more secure institutions for the sane than for the insane.

    Note that I am not d…[Read more]

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  • rietpluim posted a new activity comment 3 years, 3 months ago

    Would you please not compare immoral behavior to mental disabilities? Thank you.