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I Believe Conservatism Is A Mental Illness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    Truly Psychotic!

     The Three Most Disgusting, Psychotic Things from the NRA Convention Picking up where I left off the existence of the Second Amendment offers a patina of nobility, entitlement and providential sacrosanctity to psychotic behavior. The Second Amendment enables the gun culture...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Jul 19, 2013

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    God Gave Us Guns: Rick Santorum - Proof Positive Conservatism Is A Mental Illness

    ''Yes, God and the Constitution are all about the right to buy products. Speaking of which, I wonder which gun would’ve been Jesus’ favorite''? Says Rick Santorum God Gave Us Guns, Says Rick Santorum Rick Santorum on Friday told the National Rifle Association Institute for...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F May 6, 2013

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    Why Is The Conservative Brain More Fearful? The Alternate Reality Right-Wingers Inhabit Is Terrifying

    Walk a mile in your ideological counterparts' shoes...if you dare. Photo Credit: ShutterStock.comMay 1, 2012  |   Consider for a moment just how terrifying it must be to live life as a true believer on the right. Reality is scary enough, but the alternative reality inhabited...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    33 Quotes About Conservatives, Republicans That Liberals Should Know About

    33 Quotes About Conservatives/ Republicans That Liberals Should Know AboutWe all know what conservatives/Republicans are like. It’s just unfortunate that they don’t know it themselves. And if they do, that’s just sad. Many things have been said about conservatives...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response May 20, 2013

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    It Is

    Conservatism today is fear of others who aren't just like them. One example is many of the homeschoolers that I've met. They are afraid their kids will be exposed to non-Christians, blacks, Hispanics, Asians, mixed "race" (what ever that is) and anyone else who isn't part of...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 5 Responses May 26, 2013

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    A Special Kind Of Crazy

    Zeeda Andrews is co-organizing a trucker rally and she’s a special kind of crazy. She thinks Obama is secretly Osama bin Laden and she’s gonna arrest him. You may have heard about the trucker rally that is being held in Washington, D.C. on October 11th. But you may not...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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    The Conservative Crackup: How The Republican Party Lost Its Mind

    ( Credit: AP/Isaac Brekken)How a major, diverse political party became so dependent on the Tea Party's narrow range of strident voices In a recent article, I argued that the Republican Party has been captured by a faction whose political psychology makes it highly intransigent...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 31, 2013

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    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jul 3, 2013

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    Insanity Of The Right Wing

    The specter of mental illness does indeed loom large over creationists, but they are not alone. Signs of psychopathology can also be seen among their political bedfellows, conservative Republicans, especially when you consider a wide range of illness indicators. In his award...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Feb 15, 2013

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    We Petition The Obama Administration To: Designate The Republican Party A Terrorist Organization For Repeatedly Threatening The Full Faith & Credit Of The U.s.a.

    https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/designate-republican-party-terrorist-organization-repeatedly-threatening-full-faith-credit-usa/vy1cgtk5please sign.
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    Who Better To Represent NRA Values Than This Guy

    News from The Onion....FAIRFAX, VA—Saying that he embodies the organization’s core values and beliefs, members of the National Rifle Association elected Aurora, CO mass shooter James Holmes as their new president Monday, sources confirmed. “Mr. Holmes is not only a...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response May 8, 2013

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    Sociopathy, Lack Of Empathy, Hypocritical Personality Complex, Authoritian Personality, asperger's syndrome, borderline personality disorder

    How could anyone seriously believe that the corporations are a-ok and pay their fair share of taxes (see all of the offshore tax havens that add up to over a trillion in tax dollars, enough to reverse the deficit and create a 200 billion dollar a year surplus) and yet the poor...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 10 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    The Daily Show Demonstrates That Even An FBI Hostage Negotiator Can’t Make A Deal With Republicans (video)

    The Daily Show Demonstrates That Even An FBI Hostage Negotiator Can’t Make A Deal With Republicans (VIDEO) Not she has no real answers as to WHY she wants to defund obamacare All she says it would be disastrous the worse,that they don't need government in healthcare, but no...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 4 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    Kicking The Beehive Conservative? No. Radical, Regressive, And Reckless? Yes.

    Like so many trained parrots, Democrats, Liberals, Progressives, and others on the left side of the political spectrum have acquired a bad habit of repeating the well-researched and well-tested catch-phrases of the Republican disinformation machine. This allows the Republican...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jul 3, 2013

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    Hi everyone. I never saw myself as the type to join any sort of online forum. Truth is, it makes me very uncomfortable to read my own words. I felt like I needed to join today...
    TheGeiser TheGeiser 18-21, F Nov 25

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    I am in the process of recovering from chronic depression, severe anxiety, and anorexia nervosa. I've attempted suicide more than 30 times but am no longer suicidal. I've been...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    I have an array of mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, dissociative identity disorder, OCD, anxiety, autism, etc. Sometimes it's hard to live, but I've learned to cope with...
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    With Wings is a group on Facebook which offers help and support for those who need it. It is a safe space for members to come together, make friends and help others as well as...
    withwingsgroup withwingsgroup 18-21, F Dec 11

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    However the actions displayed are abnormal. There are many EP users with mental health on here and in reference to only the genuine sufferers I'm not sure if it possible but...
    blackinc blackinc 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    THERE IS HOPE! New meds, new therapist, good advice and fresh hope. My 21 year old son is bipolar, he self diagnosed when he was 12, and told his doctor. The doctor was...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F Dec 6

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    I enlisted for the military in early March. I had wanted to join since the 8th grade despite the depression and anxiety I suffered again and again. I worked hard to lose weight and...
    KeiKeiChan KeiKeiChan 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I've been in hospital for over a year now for anorexia (though the last six months have just been daycare). I'm getting discharged in two weeks. But I'm noticing already that I'm...
    sunshinehannah sunshinehannah 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    So I went to the elementary school with my sister, her boyfriend, and my nephew for a movie event. My Tourettes was acting up while I was there to the point I had a tic where my...
    MlNUET MlNUET 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I have recently been diagnosed manic depressive, bipolar, and split personality. I'm overwhelmed and don't know what to do. I would like to talk with some people who experience...
    Gothika88 Gothika88 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    Today I had an extreme breakdown, now my knuckles are cut up and bleeding, my body hurts, and I feel destroyed and empty inside. I am considering getting treatment now, being, my...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    Calling Bullshit on Fake Mental Disorders http://youtu.be/zXTfyAkw7DE
    findmeholdmehateme findmeholdmehateme 18-21 a week ago

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    At the mean time I live at supported accomadation for people with mental health issue .i have been to psychiatric hospital three times .i have been suffering with depression for...
    Anonymous79ea Anonymous79ea 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    It's Christmas, unfortunately... all I really want to do is dive in front a car and leave my problems scattered on the highway. Nobody around me is happy, which doesn't help me the...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Do you ever get so upset and hyped up that you feel like you could literally snap and "accidentally" stab or throw yourself off the balcony without realising you were doing it??
    neelyon neelyon 18-21, F Nov 29

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    It's like I have two sides. One side isn't really confident, but fine with people not liking her. The other is full of depression and anxiety ridden; unable to even speak to others...
    HarleyQuinn326 HarleyQuinn326 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I visited a psychiatrist for the first time today because I have an attention problem and she prescribed me an attention deficit medicine without screening me so anxiety washed all...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    its very difficult just to cope with my own mind. i have to be super in tune to look after my health or else i go nuts and irrational doing inappropriate stuff ( apparently ,i...
    catnip246 catnip246 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I've had some experience, wen someone around you has religious delusions and rants and raves at you saying their talking to "god" and that your going to hell and need to be saved...
    Emeraldisles5 Emeraldisles5 18-21 Dec 2

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    Well another episode today. He took off running from the bus. Tried to run into traffic and kill himself. It took 3 people from his school, a officer from a neighboring school and...
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 2

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    I have an anxiety disorder called GAD (generalized anxiety disorder) and I think I might be bipolar because one minute I'm good and fine then when traumatic things come up I...
    sidney2013 sidney2013 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I have OCD, AvPD, PAPD, and chronic depression
    girlinthecity girlinthecity 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I feel that I am suffering from paranoia.I always imagine my friends talking **** about me behind my back or think that the whole world is against me.That kind of thing kills me...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 9

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    I feel I'm going a little crazy again, I feel I don't know what to do with myself, who to turn to or where to even go. I have felt okay these past few months but something has...
    ExPButterfly ExPButterfly 16-17, F Dec 12

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    I hurt myself for the first time in over 2 years. I thought I was doing really well with it, but everything just came crumbling over the smallest of things...and I couldn't stay...
    rorenchan rorenchan 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I am that one!! I will hid everthing u name it its happed to me
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F a week ago

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    I feel so isolated and worthless, I've struggled with these feelings since I was a child.. I've grown so used to it I'm comfortable feeling this way which is sad, I can't keep...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    i do cuts on my hand with anything like pen pensil anything sharp i dont know y n i feel pain also but i enjoy that pain!!??
    hybahussyn hybahussyn 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For the past several months I've been having a lot of trouble, I've been fighting my mental illness' and fighting for a good day today I believe things can take a turn for the...
    meganirrgang meganirrgang 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    In the past I have been considered kind of mentally ill (i don't mean depression), I guess I'm part mentally ill, but I'm still human. I might rant a little more on this later, but...
    FebruaryAsh FebruaryAsh 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Unless you're a past criminal, or have a type of mental illness of some kind, I think you should be able to have one. If you are trained.... Obviously
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M 4 Responses Nov 25

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