Posts Tagged ‘ SUICIDE ’

Further to David Brooks’ 12/5/13 Op-Ed, “The Irony of Despair”

Further to David Brooks’ 12/5/13 Op-Ed, “The Irony of Despair”

The following correspondence of December 21, 2013, is best understood in context with my post of December 19: Bullies and Psychiatric Illness: David Brooks’ Shameful Op-Ed. Dear Mr. Brooks, Please consider the damning effect of your egregious December 5 editorial, The Irony of Despair. Your vicious, shameful, overly simplistic, appallingly ignorant foray into the...

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Bullies and Psychiatric Illness: David Brooks’ Shameful Op-Ed

Bullies and Psychiatric Illness: David Brooks’ Shameful Op-Ed

David Brooks’ destructive, shameful, appallingly simplistic, ignorant, mean-spirited foray into the extremely complicated field of psychiatric illness and its consequent high mortality is a vicious assault on those who are already emotionally, socially, financially, physically, and intellectually devastated. We cannot know how much damage he inflicted with his self-indulgent display of wit...

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