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You can call it mental illness or not, but the fact remains that a different social environment would go a long way towards removing the distress.

Which is exactly what Sven's friend is advocating. But to one who is the beneficiary of an oppressive social environment, this will seem crazy.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Jan 27th, 2011 at 01:14:31 PM EST
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