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Mad Words

MAD WORDS When someone acquires a ritual of using certain words in ways that do not make sense, or acquires a ritual of using certain tools in ways that are counter-productive, witnesses regard such rituals as madness. They wonder if … Continue reading

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Disable Madman: Part II

Disable Madman Part II The European Reform In 1793 Philippe Pinel took charge of the Salpetriere and Becetre asylums in Paris, the turning point of method in the management of inmates. Pinel found that if inmates were not neglected and … Continue reading

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