The Chemical Imbalance Myth

The Chemical Imbalance Myth

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#1 May 9, 2013
The Chemical Imbalance Myth

Very few countries allow direct-to-consumer advertising by drug companies, but in those that do (New Zealand, Canada, and the U.S.), the medicine-buying public has been brainwashed to believe that mental illnesses, particularly those involving depression, are caused by a "chemical imbalance in the brain." Hundreds of billions of dollars of Proxac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, and other popular antidepressants have been sold on the basis of their being able to restore normal serotonin levels to out-of-whack brain cells.

The trouble is, there's no evidence that depression is caused by a serotonin imbalance.

And tinkering with the brain's chemistry causes its own problems, like extreme violence and suicide.


Cops you won't see on TV's COPS

Cops are very nearly worshipped in our society. On endless TV shows, in movies, police procedural novels, in the newspapers and on the nightly news, police are usually presented as virtue personified -- as if it's heroic to button up a blue shirt and pin on a badge.

So if you're looking for more news of police heroism, you've come to the wrong place

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College education in the United States has become a cruel joke. We endlessly push our high school kids to invest tens of thousands of dollars and at least four years of their lives to get a college education because they won’t have any sort of a “future” without it. So they sign up for decades of debt slavery and spend years listening to pompous windbags fill their heads with utter nonsense.

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