Laurent de Sutter is a philosopher and professor of legal theory at the Free University of Brussels. "How have you generally tried to get manic-depressive people under control?" Is the main question in his little book Narcocapitalism. Life in the Age of Anesthesia. The answer the author gives is brief: "By taking away the exaggerated joy." "The only good manic-depressive is the depressive," the author writes. But of course it is not The Author who mean this – he merely reproduces what he perceives is the norm in psychiatry. His own solution to the problem is unclear.
Pleasant numb. The book provides useful information on the relationship between medicine use and modern capitalism. . .
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