Thought Balloon: Therapy is a symptom

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*We live in a time of plague; among other plagues, we suffer a plague of diagnosis; a sub-plague of the general plague of knowing (gnosis), a plague of determined knowing. To label is to know, knowing to deter the unknowable, to prevent knowing we don’t know, knowledge applied as a deterrent against mystery, as prophylaxis against the question we do not even know how to ask.

Therapy is a symptom of the disease.

*See Karl Kraus, who wrote “One of the most widespread diseases is diagnosis.”

 

 

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One response to “Thought Balloon: Therapy is a symptom

  1. You say that like its a bad thing……

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