• Dystopian Future of Madness

    May 1st 2030 The Underground Press A Spoonful of Bullets Helps Protesters Back Down Brave demonstrators were out in force in The Capital today, protesting for the rights of the thousands of mentally ill people who have been locked up, imprisoned in labour camps and mysteriously disappeared over the last decade, as controversies grow around recent laws about Shirking Work and Unwillingness to Conform. The Blue Party of Britania brought in the Cheerful Conformity Act ...

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    Tags:
    discrimination,
    public services,
    Satire
  • Voices we hear and the Voice we are

    The general daily accusations that a mental health sufferer has to filter out of his hearing and not get depressed about are addressed to everyone. The accusations of idleness, laziness, bumming around, sky walking, dreaming, poor attitude, time wasting, avoidance etc. then there is the general anger towards these perceived faults. This makes us feel very poorly indeed. I understand why, having worked, that time is money. Being unproductive is a sin in the eyes ...

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    Tags:
    coping strategies,
    discrimination,
    identity,
    stigma
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