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Thomas Szasz

If you talk to God, you are praying; If God talks to you, you have schizophrenia. If the dead talk to you, you are a spiritualist; If you talk to the dead, you are a schizophrenic. — Thomas Szasz, “Schizophrenia,” The Second Sin. (Anchor Press; First edition 1973)

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Alain de Botton

Perhaps it is true that we do not really exist until there is someone there to see us existing, we cannot properly speak until there is someone who can understand what we are saying in essence, we are not wholly alive until we are loved. ― Alain de Botton, On Love (Grove Press; Revised edition,… Continue reading Alain de Botton

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