Posts for the “regx2 quotable quotes” category

Both the kings of old and the potentates of today prefer to create their own reality than to face the truth.

by Julia Evans on December 7, 2010

Both the kings of old and the potentates of today prefer to create their own reality than to face the truth. by John Kay, Quote from: Love the bearer of bad (…)

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But these religious forms of technology exist alongside a willingness to recognise the limitations of human power and control, and the need to be receptive to something beyond ourselves.

by Julia Evans on November 15, 2010

from ‘ What philosophy tells us about the happiness index :  Thinkers from Bentham to Heidegger saw measuring happiness as more than just a box-ticking exercise’ by Clare Carlisle The Guardian, (…)

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That suggests that regulation may be part of the problem rather than part of the answer.

by Julia Evans on November 9, 2010

Quote from: Editorial, The Guardian, Tuesday November 9th 2010: The NHS Confederation has counted 698 auditing standards and 69 different auditing bodies. That suggests that regulation may be part of (…)

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“Mental illness isn’t abnormal,” she says. “It just exaggerates experiences that everybody goes through. Everybody has felt sad, been slightly hyperactive. Mental illness isn’t this separate world – it’s just a step beyond the normal world.”

by Julia Evans on October 6, 2010

Seaneen Molloy hopes the event (Warning: May Contain Nuts, a cabaret) will close the gap between those who have experienced mental illness and those who haven’t. “Mental illness isn’t abnormal,” she says. (…)

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… it cements co-responsibility as a principle.

by Julia Evans on May 12, 2010

From:  The Financial Times, May 12th 2010 ‘Editorial:Cameron changes the Landscape’ Putting together a common programme is one thing.  Actually enacting it in government is quite another. … The decision (…)

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Evaluation believes neither in the value of professional ethics nor in institutional regulations. It mistrusts what is human.

by Julia Evans on April 14, 2010

Quote from Jean-Claud Maleval (see below): Human activities have always been spontaneously evaluated, both by those who do the activities and those who use them. What is new in our (…)

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Book Review : Quote ‘The belief that antidepressants can cure depression chemically is wrong’ :Irving Kirsch

by Richard House on February 28, 2010

A review of Irving Kirsch, The Emperor’s New Drugs: Exploding the Antidepressant Myth, The Bodley Head, London, 2009, xii + 226 pp, ISBN 978-1-847-92083-6, price £11.99 Irving Kirsch:  ‘The belief (…)

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‘another example of the modern disease of compulsive risk assessment psychosis – otherwise known as crap’ Prof John Adams

by Julia Evans on November 4, 2005

I circulate this (February 2012), which was found lurking within my computer, for the following reasons: 1) It shows proof of my claim to have been grappling with these problems: (…)

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It almost looks as if analysis were the third of those ‘impossible’ professions in which one can be sure beforehand of achieving unsatisfying results. The other two, which have been known much longer, are education and government: Sigmund Freud

by Julia Evans on January 2, 1937

Quote from Sigmund Freud, who wrote this 75 years ago, [i] as follows: And finally we must not forget that the analytic relationship is based on a love of truth – (…)

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