Posts filed under ‘Mental Health’
We were told yesterday that it would not be in the public interest for an inquiry to be held into how police came to be using an un-licensed weapon during the Raoul Moat episode. In fact, it appears there is acknowledgement that a fire-arms offence took place, but that nothing should be done about it.
It sucks to be an activist, continuously peeing on people’s parades, be they fashion parades with the kind of prices seen in Primark and WalMart or parade of holiday destinations supplied by EasyJet and Jet2. This is probably just another one of those occasions – after all, who’d want to talk about suicide on the day after New Years day?
It seems a little odd to get caught up in the celebrity hype of the moment, but I do think Michael Jackson’s passing requires a pause for thought. Much about the man can be said to be somehow special, different, or down right weird. But to be honest, much of it was downright tragic, and put the guy in a lose/lose situation.
Found something I want to stick in as an extra, so its 2.5 out of 3. Having talked about tolerance of sex where one can at least assume that the sex itself is consensual, here’s something rather interesting about how society handles the more horrifying side of sex.
Dresden Doll’s Amanda Palmer on Abortion, Rape, Art and Humor.
Decided to have a Pick n Mix week, as I’ve currently got 74 BBC news stories saved on my RSS feeder, and at least this way that number could come down swiftly. Today, Wednesday and Friday, I’ll be picking on a number of stories to relate which probably won’t have much common theme running between them, but we’ll see.