Face to face with what must be, Cease thou from sorrow
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So begins the book Simply Sane: The Spirituality of Mental Health by psychotherapist Gerald May, M.D., a 1982 book addressing this significant question: How does one manage sanity in a trouble-ridden world?
As the above quotation suggests: Dr. May makes this vital point – face your life, live it out, accept as it appears, stop seeking the “Holy Grail” of control and perfection, stop expecting that a therapist, or medicine, or particular attitude, habit, achievement, possession, etc. can provide you sanity, comfort, satisfaction. May’s simple proscription for a sane existence: BE, just BE – exists as a human being.
In particular, Dr. May decries the extraordinary reliance people have on therapists. He sees this as a reduction of the human being and his or her natural endowment – their created state of being.
Reading him, I cannot but help to see in the present day, some 35 years since the book was published, that what he says about dependence on therapists and other substitutes for actually living your life out applies four-square to “political correctness” of the idiot Left.
You know if you wonder where insanity comes from today, you need only look at the Left and their “political correctness.” It is way past high time to tell these “sickos” to take a long walk off a short pier.
Really, does anyone want to resemble the life of Bruce Jenner? Miley Cyrus? Whoppie-Cushion Goldberg? Chuckie “Hair-plug” Schumer? Granny Pelosi? Maxine “the C.I.A. distributes crack in my neighborhood” Waters, or Senator Hiawatha “high cheek bones” Warren, or Bernie “never held a job” Sanders – he – the three house socialist?
Sanity today is secured by saying to the gender crowd, the fascist Left, the child-killing feminists and a sundry “snowflakes,” and whack-job academics and race-baiters – “Shut up, you loon – I’ve had enough of you.”
Want to counter-punch your way to sanity and freedom, I give you a simple phrase to use and invoke as often as necessary: “Hey you, shut up.”
Have a nifty day, boys and girls.
Update – Bad Week for Liberal Yahoo Montgomery Country, Maryland.
After the rape arrest of two immigrant students for an assault of a 14-year-old girl in a high school bathroom, today a school bus driver is arrested for the sexual assault of two 11-year-old school girls. No word, yet, as to how the school administrators and whacked-out Leftist multiculturalist politicians will defend this mess and remind all again that they love children, provide for their safety, and take umbrage at anyone who disagrees with their view of “reality.”