If I wanted to ruin someone’s life…

Nothing has harmed the quality of individual life in modern society more than the misbegotten belief that human suffering is driven by biological and genetic causes and can be rectified by taking drugs or undergoing electroshock therapy.  Modern psychiatry has made up the most ugly story possible about human conflict and emotional pain – reducing it to nothing more than bad genes and unbalanced chemical reactions.

If I wanted to ruin someone’s life, I would convince the person that biological psychiatry is right – that relationships mean nothing, that choice is impossible and that the mechanics of a broken brain reign over our emotions and conduct.  If I wanted to impair an individual’s capacity to create empathic, loving relationships, I would prescribe psychiatric drugs, all of which blunt our highest psychological and spiritual functions.

W. Glasser M.D. Counselling with Choice Theory 2000


  1. #1 by Magdalena Mcmahon on January 21, 2011 - 9:56 am

    Not only that they put you in worse health than you had been before you used them. A band aid thats very pricey if you think about the substantial dangerous side effects..The sole thing that keeps back somebody from learning to prevent yourself from pain or disease is information. The the very next time where you will go to the doctor for a prescription or visit the local pharmacy ponder on the damage that particular medicine will do to your body chemistry.

  2. #2 by Emilia Ewing on January 18, 2011 - 6:32 am

    fact that the vast majority of Americans dont buy or use illegal drugs. of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy that amount.

    • #3 by Maureen McKenna on January 20, 2011 - 6:34 am

      Not sure I understand what you’re saying Emelia but good to hear from you.

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