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Anti Government Phobia - A mental illness


By Raw   Follow   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 5:58am PST   1,665 views   36 comments
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http://www.tetrahedron.org/articles/info_schedule_battle/Anti_Government_Phobia.html

This study conclusively demonstrates that unfounded fear of government is a recognizable mental illness, closely related to paranoid schizophrenia. Anti-Government Phobia (AGP) differs from most mental illnesses, however, in that it is highly infectious and has an acute onset. Symptoms include extreme suspiciousness, conspiracy-mongering, delusional thought patterns, staunch "us against them" mentality, withdrawal from reality, and often religious fanaticism. Having the patient committed to a qualified mental health institution is the best option for family and loved ones. For this reason, all psychiatrists and family physicians should be provided with educational materials which will help them recognize the various symptoms...

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The Professor   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 6:42am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 1

I think I caught this disease when I started reading Patrick.Net.

Does anyone have any links that can cure me?

Raw   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 6:46am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 2

The Professor says

I think I caught this disease when I started reading Patrick.Net.

Does anyone have any links that can cure me?

http://searchwarp.com/swa815353-Anti-Government-Phobia-Infects-Us-Infectious-Disease-Threatening-Millions.htm

deepcgi   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 9:01am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 3

Let's talk about overwhelmingly powerful governments that didn't abuse their power...

swebb   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 9:12am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 4

The "study" is a satire piece.

Note the author's name.

carrieon   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 9:23am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 5

Look who sponsored the study. Need I say more?

The writer wishes to thank the following individuals and organizations for contributing their expertise to this report: Morris Dees of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Rick Ross of the Cult Awareness Network (CAN), the United States Justice Department (USJD), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (BATF). This study was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

curious2   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 9:41am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 6

Compare "Credulous Personality Disorder (formerly Pseudoneurotic Gullibility):"

"The lifetime prevalence of Credulous Personality Disorder has been reported to be between 0.1% and 99.9% in the general population, but it is not known whether such reports can be trusted since there is evidence to suggest that a large number of these studies were performed by researchers suffering from the disorder. At present, it seems safe to say that the disorder is very common in the general population (perhaps approaching 100%). The severity of the symptoms, however, differ dramatically across individuals. It seems that the disorder is very common in both in-patient psychiatric settings and out-patient mental-health clinics, but it rarely represents the presenting disorder. Many clinicians also suffer from Credulous Personality Disorder, which makes diagnosis and treatment of the disorder very difficult. These clinicians not only tend to believe the overly credulous pronouncements of their clients, they also are much more likely to believe that untested or falsified treatment modalities actually work.... In almost all cases, Credulous Personality Disorder has a chronic course. Few remissions of symptoms have been observed in people who are fully or partially conscious. In the few cases of recovery that have been reported, there is reason to suspect that the reporting clinicians were suffering from the disorder and, thus, the accuracy of their reports can be questioned."

Presumably this diagnosis would apply to partisans who believe their preferred politicians' promises that another government program will solve everything.

Raw   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 9:44am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (1)     Comment 7

See this one minute video and decide for yourselves wether or not this guy is sane.
Hilarious.

curious2   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 9:53am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 8

Raw says

decide for yourselves wether or not this guy is sane.

Crazy like a Fox, the most widely watched and lucrative cable "news" network.

APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 10:41am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (4)   Dislike     Comment 9

The Professor says

I think I caught this disease when I started reading Patrick.Net.

Does anyone have any links that can cure me?

The only cure is to stand on your front lawn screaming, "COME AND GET ME, MOTHERFUCKERS!" and spraying the street with automatic weapons fire.

APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 11:06am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 10

Raw says

See this one minute video and decide for yourselves wether or not this guy is sane.

Hilarious.

A real Internet radio badass would have covered the posse comitatus and ended the broadcast screaming, "Die, motherfucker, fucking die!" and ripping apart an Obama cut out with automatic weapons fire.

Vaticanus   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 11:42am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 11

APOCALYPSEFUCK is Shostakovich says

Raw says

See this one minute video and decide for yourselves wether or not this guy is sane.

Hilarious.

A real Internet radio badass would have covered the posse comitatus and ended the broadcast screaming, "Die, motherfucker, fucking die!" and ripping apart an Obama cut out with automatic weapons fire.

Ah, the Amerika the founding fathers envisioned!

JodyChunder   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 12:19pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 12

Raw says

See this one minute video and decide for yourselves wether or not this guy is sane.

This guy is a business man.

MMR   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 12:22pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 13

Jones might be a nutjob, but his facts are still better than your buddy Piers Morgan or Rush Limbaugh. Still haven't seen you address where he has been factually incorrect.

JodyChunder   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 12:29pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 14

MMR says

Jones might be a nutjob, but his facts are still better than your buddy Piers Morgan or Rush Limbaugh.

They are all just savvy businessmen, targeting a specific audience. That he is being discussed here there and everywhere is evidence of his acumen.

APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 1:04pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 15

Vaticanus says

APOCALYPSEFUCK is Shostakovich says

Raw says

See this one minute video and decide for yourselves wether or not this guy is sane.

Hilarious.

A real Internet radio badass would have covered the posse comitatus and ended the broadcast screaming, "Die, motherfucker, fucking die!" and ripping apart an Obama cut out with automatic weapons fire.

Ah, the Amerika the founding fathers envisioned!

OBVIOUSLY!

iwog   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 1:24pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike (1)     Comment 16

MMR says

Jones might be a nutjob, but his facts are still better than your buddy Piers Morgan or Rush Limbaugh. Still haven't seen you address where he has been factually incorrect.

That's the beauty of bullshit. You can use obscure facts to support idiot speculation and because it's an opinion, no one can prove you wrong.

Bush being responsible for 9/11 for example. Yes it was weird Building 7 collapsed. Yes when compared to controlled demolitions they look similar. Yes there were conflicting reports that some people might have heard explosion. Conclusion? 9/11 was an inside job!!!!!! There's no other possibility!!!

If you wrap yourself in a bubble of stupidity and only allow the facts you personally like to penetrate your shield, you can believe all sorts of bullshit.

JodyChunder   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 1:38pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 17

iwog says

Yes it was weird Building 7 collapsed. Yes when compared to controlled demolitions they look similar. Yes there were conflicting reports that some people might have heard explosion. Conclusion? 9/11 was an inside job!!!!!!

I'm surprised that you would allow for even that much speculation into the matter. The Building 7 conspiracy is pure jive, bubba. FWIW I was Blaster Assistant for Raytheon in the early eighties, so I might should know a little something something about demolition. I've been all up and down that footage like a monkey on 50 foot of grapevine, and there was nothing that fell under the Eye of Chunderâ„¢ to arouse an iota of suspicion.

carrieon   Sat, 12 Jan 2013, 7:38pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 18

decide for yourselves wether or not this guy is sane.
Hilarious.

The only thing that is sane or curious about video is how many people ONLY see a crazy person screaming, instead of recognizing the many valid points given in his monologue.

This is a sad observation of most people's listening skills today?

The Professor   Sun, 13 Jan 2013, 12:01am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 19

iwog says

If you wrap yourself in a bubble of stupidity and only allow the facts you personally like to penetrate your shield, you can believe all sorts of bullshit.

Agreed!

CaptainShuddup   Sun, 13 Jan 2013, 12:19am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 20

Raw says

This study...

That's as far as I can get in any article that talks about a "Study".
A study has become to mean a Liberal assertion.
I don't even hold them in the same esteem, I held the "Mayan Apocalypse" fear mongering, that the Liberal media got people who play Scientist on TV to tell the world was going to rip apart back in December.

CaptainShuddup   Sun, 13 Jan 2013, 12:24am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 21

Notice Liberal propaganda ministry always says "Study" so nobody challenges them on their bullshit. If they called it "Research", then people would want to see the facts, instead of listening to opinions.

Reminds of an Asshole talking to me last year, he told me he compiled a "Database". I was impressed, because this guy didn't seem technical. So I asked him, "what Database did you use?"
He said, "Oh no, uh I mean I've been saving emails, that support my research."

I just didn't have the heart to ask him what he called "Research".

Quigley   Sun, 13 Jan 2013, 12:51am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 22

"Since comparatively little is known about Anti-Government Phobia at the present time, a government-funded health commission should be set up to oversee, and help focus, future research"

LOL! Brilliant!

Raw   Sun, 13 Jan 2013, 1:19am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 23

MMR says

Jones might be a nutjob, but his facts are still better than your buddy Piers Morgan or Rush Limbaugh. Still haven't seen you address where he has been factually incorrect.

carrieon says

decide for yourselves wether or not this guy is sane.

Hilarious.

The only thing that is sane or curious about video is how many people ONLY see a crazy person screaming, instead of recognizing the many valid points given in his monologue.

This is a sad observation of most people's listening skills today?

Lack of facts and valid points combined with his behavior is why he is a nut job.
We live in a modern democracy where the people can change the government every 2 years. Yet there are people who think the tyrannical government is coming with swat teams to take away their property. This is bizarre and irrational thinking that can only be attributed to paranoia and mental illness.
Use your vote to overthrow the government, not assault weapons that stand no chance against tanks.

Vaticanus   Sun, 13 Jan 2013, 11:21am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 24

Why would you even suggest that citizens would face off against tanks? Like that is a possibility???

Wait, oh yeah.... There was Waco.

Not exactly the kind of thing any of us wants to see ever again.

What will the next crisis be and why would our government ever need to behave that way?

FortWayne   Tue, 15 Jan 2013, 12:55am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike (2)     Comment 25

Stalin and Hitler had the same idea too, if you didn't love their big government, than you were sick, and needed to be put into the death camp or gulag.

mell   Tue, 15 Jan 2013, 1:04am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (2)   Dislike     Comment 26

Vaticanus says

Why would you even suggest that citizens would face off against tanks? Like that is a possibility???

Wait, oh yeah.... There was Waco.

Not exactly the kind of thing any of us wants to see ever again.

What will the next crisis be and why would our government ever need to behave that way?

The government already behaves like this on a daily basis. Ever seen a raid on a raw dairy farmer who was "not in compliance" with the crony FDA laws? Did you see the military style raid on kim.com (founder of megaupload) on his family's house in NZ?
I think too much trust in the government is a mental illness and a sign of lazyness.

Call it Crazy   Tue, 15 Jan 2013, 1:05am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike (1)     Comment 27

Raw says

Use your vote to overthrow the government, not assault weapons that stand no chance against tanks.

More of the liberal MSM talking points.... how do you immediately make the jump from sporting rifles right up to tanks??? really???

The government's going to show up at all the gun owner's houses to take his weapons with tanks?? Really??

And you think Alex Jones is a nut case.... wow...

Raw says

This is bizarre and irrational thinking that can only be attributed to paranoia and mental illness.

You must have been looking in the mirror again.....

iwog   Fri, 18 Jan 2013, 12:41am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 28

FortWayne says

Stalin and Hitler had the same idea too, if you didn't love their big government, than you were sick, and needed to be put into the death camp or gulag.

My question is how can you hate the US government and half of its citizens without hating the United States?

What is it you like here? The trees and rocks?

errc   Fri, 18 Jan 2013, 1:57am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 29

Shouldn't he of titled it Government phobia?

A phobia is a fear of something, so anti-government phobia, would be the irrational fear of all these "well educated" statists smuggards that blame tea party people for everything that's wrong all the time.

How sad is your life if you can claim to be a victim of the actions of the dumb motherfuckers that watch fox news?

Bellingham Bill   Fri, 18 Jan 2013, 2:41pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 30

iwog says

What is it you like here? The trees and rocks?

Ft Wayne is actually 140 years old and remembers how great the US was before the "socialists" ruined everything.

Bellingham Bill   Fri, 18 Jan 2013, 2:46pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (1)   Dislike     Comment 31

errc says

How sad is your life if you can claim to be a victim of the actions of the dumb motherfuckers that watch fox news?

I claim to be victim of the politicians you dumb motherfuckers are putting into office.

The two Bush wars cost this country thousands of lives, $1.5T of past costs over the previous decade-plus and about that if not more over the next few decades.

Unrestrained free trade and our strong dollar policy has eviscerated the socio-politics here, increasingly making this place a country of haves and have-nots.

http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/GINIALLRH

http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/CP

Conservatives getting things deregulated in the 1990s and then letting their business buds run free in the 2000s resulted in the US running up a historic debt leverage ratio:

http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/graph/?g=eGF

Conservatism has fucked my country, and I'm not entirely sure things are fixable now.

I don't know how you people can live with yourselves

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunning%E2%80%93Kruger_effect

I guess.

thomaswong.1986   Fri, 18 Jan 2013, 3:49pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 32

Bellingham Bill says

Anti Government Phobia - A mental illness

Im sure thats what King George the 3rd said about the colonist revolt...

JodyChunder   Fri, 18 Jan 2013, 5:57pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 33

I love my mail carrier and tip him every Christmas.

epitaph   Fri, 18 Jan 2013, 8:13pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 34

This discussion is being monitored by the CIA.

watch?v=(7mnuofn_DXw): watch?v=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mnuofn_DXw)

well shit i tried

BobbyS   Fri, 18 Jan 2013, 9:45pm PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 35

Reading the title of this thread, I initially thought it was about people who either had a fear of people who had a fear of government or about people who had a fear of being anti government. Shouldn't it just be called government phobia?

The Professor   Sat, 19 Jan 2013, 1:20am PST   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 36

Bellingham Bill says

I don't know how you people can live with yourselves

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunning%E2%80%93Kruger_effect

I guess.

MOST (more than half) people think they are above average.

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