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The thing people seem not to get is that people with the same mental tendencies are both capable of functioning perfectly (or at least somewhat) well or developing a dangerous belief system and it seems to me this is a almost wholly a function of external factors. The concept of inherent mental sickness is misleading in this case, and used as a way to whitewash the real consequences of toxic, eliminative ideology. Why don't Muslim killers get labeled as mentally ill so Islam can be excused?

Comment 17 by El Bastardo

Yeah, because you can't express a view without one.

Wed, 12 Jan 2011 10:24:06 UTC | #577054