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Far More Important than Self-Motivation or Self-Esteem is the Ability to Support and Encourage Others

Too many people worry about how to deal with their own lives… — and not enough take into consideration how much of an impact they themselves can have on the lives of others. Continue reading

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The biggest problem in many advanced / developed countries are not individual mental health issues but rather a widespread epidemic of underdeveloped social skills

I know this is only a gut feeling, but that doesn’t make it wrong. I think the biggest problem are poor communication skills. What do you think? Continue reading

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The problem is often troubled families in troubled circumstances

Please read “The Epidemic of Mental Illness” and “The Illusions of Psychiatry” — the clincher (don’t worry — it’s not a “spoiler“): In view of the risks and questionable long-term effectiveness of drugs, we need to do better. Above all, … Continue reading
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Either you’re with us or you’re against us

This is an Anonymous message from the Global revolution to politicians dictators and plutocrats all over the planet. Surprised by the global disobedience? Let us explain to you your delicate situation. Tens of Thousands of years ago, human beings began … Continue reading
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If a social problem exists, how should a society fix it?

There is almost no doubt that social problems do exist — there is probably no society on Earth that doesn’t have some kind of problem. Yet if society is the social norm, how can it even recognize that it has … Continue reading
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Insane: Norwegians cannot convict Anders Breivik as criminal

A psychiatric evaluation of confessed mass killer Anders Behring Breivik has found he was insane during the July 22 bomb and shooting attacks that killed 77 people in Norway. The finding by the two forensic psychiatrists will help determine whether … Continue reading
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How to Prevent Family Problems from Infecting Wider Society?

Perhaps an ethic of collaboration (instead of unmitigated competition) would help: The Family Unit Plays a Pivotal Role in Facilitating Relationships Between Individuals and Communities… and the Goal Should Be to Build Community Relationships that Foster Collaboration Social-Problems News Post … Continue reading
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Grin and bear it

If something is wrong or if a problem exists, why is it considered socially acceptable — or even heroic — behavior to pretend the problem doesn’t exist? Social-Problems News Post Forum Continue reading

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Problem: People do not feel responsible for the society the live in

I have started a little questionnaire, and preliminary results show that most people do not feel responsible for the society they live in. This is a problem. To make this more clear, consider these statements: The people of the United … Continue reading
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