Medicalization of deviance.

“We aren’t depressed; we’re on strike. For those who refuse to manage themselves, “depression” is not a state, but a passage, a good bye, a step to the side towards a political disaffiliation. And from then on there’s no possible reconciliation besides medications and the police.”

Communicable Diseases

Talking about mental health

The act of Quarantine

Close inspection of the profession of psychiatry will reveal that folks are kept away from general population because it is feared that they will “infect” other earthling inmates with visions of dissent and madness.

Much of the pathologizing we see is targeted at those who dissent, defect from the state, or from corporate duty. Idleness becomes an abjection of the Work Ethic, and can only be labeled as disability to be legitimized.

Other pathology centers on those who display emotion. Showing and not suppressing reactions to the horrors of the word is a disclosure which elicits discomfort.


January 27, 2017 — Headline Reads:

Hawaii bill would classify homelessness as medical condition

And Foucault, birth of the Clinic. [offices, doctors, it all looks clinical tbh]

And Szasz

And the indolence, and the co-performativity of communism and capitalism.

the WOrk Ethic

“ claims to be able to detect “behavioral troubles” at three years of age: because the hypothesis of the “I” is cracking everywhere.”

Communicable Diseases

Talking about mental health

Locking someone away when they are in an excruciating amount of psychic pain is not doing them a service. The act of Quarantine is actually about privileging the whole over the individual, and close inspection of the profession of psychiatry will reveal that folks are kept away from general population because it is feared that they will “infect” other earthling inmates with visions of dissent and madness.

Much of the pathologizing we see is targeted at those who dissent, defect from the state, or from corporate duty. Idleness becomes an abjection of the Work Ethic, and can only be labeled as disability to be legitimized.

Other pathology centers on those who display emotion. Showing and not suppressing reactions to the horrors of the word is a disclosure which elicits discomfort.

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