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Anti Government Phobia - A mental illness

By Raw   2013 Jan 12, 5:58am   1 link   4,916 views   32 comments   watch (1)   quote      

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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1   Raw     2013 Jan 12, 6:46am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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

2   deepcgi   12/12 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 12, 9:01am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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

3   swebb     2013 Jan 12, 9:12am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

The "study" is a satire piece.

Note the author's name.

4   carrieon   15/15 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 12, 9:23am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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).

5   curious2   528/528 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 12, 9:41am  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

6   Raw     2013 Jan 12, 9:44am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike (1)   quote    

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

7   curious2   528/528 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 12, 9:53am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

8   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch     2013 Jan 12, 10:41am  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

9   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch     2013 Jan 12, 11:06am  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

10   PeopleUnited   285/285 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 12, 11:42am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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!

11   JodyChunder     2013 Jan 12, 12:19pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

Raw says

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

This guy is a business man.

12   MMR   281/281 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 12, 12:22pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

13   JodyChunder     2013 Jan 12, 12:29pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

14   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch     2013 Jan 12, 1:04pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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!

15   iwog   1474/1475 = 99% civil   2013 Jan 12, 1:24pm  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote    

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.

16   JodyChunder     2013 Jan 12, 1:38pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

17   carrieon   15/15 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 12, 7:38pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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?

18   Tenpoundbass   964/965 = 99% civil   2013 Jan 13, 12:19am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

19   Tenpoundbass   964/965 = 99% civil   2013 Jan 13, 12:24am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

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".

20   Quigley   479/484 = 98% civil   2013 Jan 13, 12:51am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

"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!

21   Raw     2013 Jan 13, 1:19am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

22   PeopleUnited   285/285 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 13, 11:21am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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?

23   FortWayne   379/383 = 98% civil   2013 Jan 15, 12:55am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote    

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.

24   mell   63/63 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 15, 1:04am  ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

25   iwog   1474/1475 = 99% civil   2013 Jan 18, 12:41am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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?

26   errc   452/459 = 98% civil   2013 Jan 18, 1:57am  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

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?

27   Bellingham Bill   70/70 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 18, 2:41pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

28   Bellingham Bill   70/70 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 18, 2:46pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote    

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.

29   thomaswong.1986     2013 Jan 18, 3:49pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

Bellingham Bill says

Anti Government Phobia - A mental illness

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

30   JodyChunder     2013 Jan 18, 5:57pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

I love my mail carrier and tip him every Christmas.

31   epitaph   34/34 = 100% civil   2013 Jan 18, 8:13pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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

32   BobbyS     2013 Jan 18, 9:45pm  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

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?

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