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What would be normal and abnormal?

We have the habit of comparing ourselves to others and who hasn't thought "argh, why am I not normal like others?"

But normal or abnormal is just one piece of our feeling that makes us feel inferior. If you think about all the 7 billion people that exist on this planet, none are the same as you or me, so it is not possible to define a metric of normality because being ourselves is the beauty of our self.

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If so many men in whom we suppose judgment are imprisoned by the insane, who tells us that the alienated is not the alienist?"

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What is the limit of reason?

What is the limit of reason?

According to Dr. Simão Bacamarte, the reason would be the balance of the faculties and everything coming out of this sense would be insanity.

He believed that everyone in the city was crazy for the most diverse reasons, but he accepts that t...

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Psychology student. I like philosophy and things that try to explain the human behavior

The book tells the story of Dr. Bacamarte, an alienist (the designation of psychiatrist at the time), who creates the Green House, a place to carry out unprecedented studies on the human mind, but ends up getting lost in his own madness.

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