Re: Antidepressants: Happiness is only a drug?

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Tue Mar 27 2001 - 17:34:21 MST

From: Hugo Alves
<<If you give drugs to people who are depressed, and/or talk to them to make
them feel better about life, in similar ways as you would give your patients
drugs to make their legs heal faster, or advise them to do physiotherapy
(psychanalysis for the body), and people treat suicidal people as having a
chemical disorder in their brains that prevents them from being happy with
life, then it seems that we are left with the conclusion that our happiness is
merely a self-produced drug.>>

That's right, when people start to figure out that reality is endlessly
repeating itself, it tends to depress them, so they need to get stupid with


Stay hungry,

--J. R.

Useless hypotheses:
 consciousness, phlogiston, philosophy, vitalism, mind, free will, qualia

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