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R. D. Laing
(1927-1989) born on
Oct 07
English psychiatrist. He was noted for his alternative approach to the treatment of schizophrenia.
         
   
F
Children do not give up their innate imagination, curiosity, dreaminess easily. You have to love them to get them to do that.

R
Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.
A
Rule A: Don't. Rule A1: Rule A doesn't exist. Rule A2: Do not discuss the existence or non-existence of Rules A, A1 or A2.
N
In the society of men the truth resides now less in what things are than in what they are not. Our social realities are so ugly if seen in the light of exiled truth, and beauty is no longer possible if it is not a lie.
K
Life is a sexually transmitted disease and there is a 100 % mortality rate.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Politics of Experience," Ch. 3
R: The Politics of Experience, ch. 6 (1967).
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: The Politics of Experience, Introduction (1967).
K: The Observer, 3/17/1985
   


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