Dion, the Socialist.: Repeat after me:
- Mental disorders are medical conditions.
- Mental disorders are not personality quirks.
Repeat after me…
- Labels will give you mental disorders
- Labels will reinforce your submission to a condition
- Labels will destroy you
- Labels will imprison…
Welcome to Ableism 101! Patronize, oversimplify, patronize, oversimplify, wrap your statements in pseudo-science, add a lengthy dash of blaming (it’s your own fault you don’t feel better!), do a great deal of stuffing words into mouths (read the original, two bullet-point post to which this was a response), and wrap it in a big bow of smug self-righteousness.
Feel better? No? You’re not trying.