uknn: Now independent thinkers are considered diseased by psychiatry.
I am suffering from "oppositional defiant disorder," apparently. But it could be worse.
Children who exhibit unique eccentricities in accordance with their
unique personalities, in general, would be categorized as having a
mental illness. If this criteria had been used in past centuries to
diagnose illness, there may have never been people like Mozart or
Einstein who ventured outside the norm and came up with new or unique
A Washington Post article captured the essence of
this concept perfectly in the following quote:
Mozart tried composing his concertos today, he might be diagnosed with
attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and medicated into barren