Tag Archives: RD Laing

Why it’s getting harder to be original

Language is a treacherous beast. Sometimes it’s not easy to say what you mean. One word can be a synonym for a whole string of others that serve to signify quite different things. Similar mutability in an individual could attract … Continue reading

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How to write controversially about what gets called ‘mental illness’ (or The Madwoman in My Attic)

On the way home at twilight today I approached my flat from a different direction. Instead of turning into my street and making a beeline for my address, I stepped through a gap in the fence adjoining the park on … Continue reading

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