The thinking human being

There is no exercise of the intellect which is not, in the final analysis, useless. A philosophical doctrine begins as a plausible description of the universe; with the passage of years it becomes a mere chapter—if not a paragraph or a name—in the history of philosophy. Thinking, analyzing, inventing are not anomalous acts; they are... Continue Reading →

Happy outcome from Robert Whitaker case studies and psychotropics linked to serious adverse reactions in children: Sunday news and blogs

"Broken Brains" and "Beautiful Minds" -- Robert Whitaker -- When I first interviewed Brandon Banks, in the spring of 2008, while researching Anatomy of an Epidemic, he had recently entered Elizabethtown Community College in Kentucky, with dreams of becoming a journalist. Given his medical history, which included multiple psychiatric hospitalizations, this seemed like a bold... Continue Reading →

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