Business is booming [favouring the narrative controllers]

The porter’s bell is ringing: A fictional BMJ cover: The Narrative Controllers:

“Latter-day anti-psychiatrists”

My worry about a sweeping term like ‘latter-day anti-psychiatrists’ is that it risks including those who have suffered harmful consequences of medications taken as prescribed. [Please note: all the descriptions … Continue reading “Latter-day anti-psychiatrists”

‘Flattening of Affect’

The latest art work of Duncan Marquiss is called ‘Flattening of Affect’ and featured in the Scotsman, 28 May 2022, along with this short biography and explanatory note: I very … Continue reading ‘Flattening of Affect’

Do you think science is bullshit free?

As a species we are rather good at bullshitting! In the Observer, 18th July 2021, there was an interview on this subject with the cognitive scientist Martin Turpin: It would … Continue reading Do you think science is bullshit free?