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Frame of Reference

An Ice Pick In the Eye Socket

The 1949 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded for the lobotomy

Brain internal organ vintage style illustration via rawpixel.

Netflix’s Ratched is insane. It’s really scary. It’s really bloody. And, it comments, in a peculiar way, on how bad we used to be at treating mental illness. Among the clergymen murders and supposed sexual “disorders,” the show points to one interesting procedure — the lobotomy.

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