"Psychiatrists today are the true Grand Inquisitors"
If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia.
If the dead talk to you, you are a spiritualist;
If God talks to you, you are a schizophrenic."
--Thomas S. Szasz, The Second Sin,
Anchor/Doubleday, Garden City, NY. 1973, Page 113.
See this speech, by Dr Jeffrey Schaler. Controversial- and lots of food for thought.
If you are wandering the foothills of the Himalayas for 15 hours a day, you may very well be called a holy man in India. Take that same person, have him walk across the grounds of the Washington Monument in Washington DC, and he's diagnosed a paranoid schizophrenic and he's comitted to a mental hospital.
What do you think psychiatrists would do if Jesus were alive today?....Bada bing, bada boom, right into a mental hospital, injected with drugs to stop their crazy beliefs and speech.
Psychiatrists today are the true Grand Inquisitors.