Robert Whitaker’s new book is available for pre-order

Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America -- preorder Robert Whitaker's new book now! It's due out in April. For a bit of a taste of what is to come listen to Robert Whitaker interviewed a while back on Madness radio. Robert Whitaker's latest interview... Continue Reading →

Feeling, all feeling is bliss

(Update 2015) Over the years I come back to this again and again when I need to be reminded. It may seem shocking to say it but here it is.  All feeling is bliss.  All feeling. “I feel depressed.  That is not bliss.”  Are you so sure?  Is the essence of depression so very different... Continue Reading →

Challenging quote for the week

I have been asked many questions in my life about poetry, religion, life, and I have given precisely the same number of answers, but I have never, I repeat, never, satisfied a single interlocutor. Why? Because all questioning is a way of avoiding the real answer, which, as Zen tells us, is really known already.... Continue Reading →

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