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How to know you’re not insane (And how a Cards Against Humanity staff writer was fired.)

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  1. Omnicrola
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    From an outside perspective, it is just mind-boggling to try and imagine being in a situation where after being put in a mental facility against your will, you then go back to work for them...

    From an outside perspective, it is just mind-boggling to try and imagine being in a situation where after being put in a mental facility against your will, you then go back to work for them (albeit briefly). He has every right be angry.

    I found his list of books interesting, as I have not read any of them but they seem interesting :

    For the first time I read Fanon’s Black Skin White Masks and learned how psychiatrists in the Antilles had diagnosed the colonized people there with congenital nervous disorders after violently colonizing and repressing them, and Katz’ Seductions of Crime which illustrates the transcendent morality undergirding our life. I learned how we’re forced to pretend to be happy at work in The Managed Heart by Hochschild, and how everyone in our society takes aggression out on each other in Chancer’s Sadomasochism in Everyday Life. Richard Edwards’ Contested Terrain discussed the ways capitalists use management to control workers, and how those had evolved into a hybrid structure that utilized promotions and rewards to incentivize workers to play along.

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