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Here’s a mentally ill woman coming unhinged and experiencing some sort of catharsis. In public. Assume that a room full of fellow professionals agree that this woman is mentally ill, and you all are just haggling over specifics. What diagnoses would come to mind based on this video, which of course you would then seek to either rule in or rule out?
She needs help asap. NELEG pic.twitter.com/MCDDafFZRI
— Rag&Bone – Ultra Mega MAGA semi-fascist (@RagBone7) May 19, 2023
I have made some assumptions of my own — first, that this is a plain vanilla woman, always been female, etc. No funny business there. I also assume for our purposes here that this woman does not have some remarkable family association with the trans issue (such as having produced trans offspring, or such). So the craze in this woman is entirely induced by the politics of the time.
Fascinating that an issue so ludicrous can take such a grip on some people. At least with global stasis absolutists, we can understand their irrational fears that the planet might change from year to year; that stuff is scary. But trans? Really?
It’s a sickness just to go off like this in public, never you mind actually participating in the fad.
This seems related (in my opinion) to some kind of sickness or common component of many sicknesses in which people really fail to see themselves. It seems that they go through life without an internal “observer”, or at least without a competent one, so they never get the feedback that they need when they need it.
I am thinking of the world-famous People of Wal-Mart types, who seem to visit here from an island of utter non-self-awareness, showing up in your underwear, or in “revealing” nightwear at 450 lbs. on a Tuesday afternoon, or in some earnestly worn spastic outfit which over 90% of Americans would surely view as a Halloween costume.
There is something literally broken in people who dress in otherworldly fashion, or who become morbidly obese, or covered in tattoos, or mutilated by bizarre piercings and slashings, and of course genital mutilation and male/female confusion. At some level, it’s the same piece that’s broken in all of these people.
I presume that there are depression and coping mechanisms that propel the unfortunate into increasingly eccentric behavior, but that’s just a layman’s rough-fit working theory.
I literally ask: what’s wrong with these people? The effect is a surprisingly similar “failure to thrive,” which is part of where I get off calling it all illness.
Feel free to address as much or as little of this as you care to. I’ve rambled, and it’s not as though I’ve tried writing this befuddlement down before. The question about the lady in the video is really restricted to the bizarre experience she is going through in the video. What is that?Published in