the Suspicious Mind

suspicious Minds – how Culture Shapes Madness
by Joel Gold and Ian Gold
Free Press, Toronto, 2014

PART I – the Sleep of Reason
1 a short history of madness
2 one hundred years of delusion

PART II – The Social Life of Madness

3 the Madding Crowd

…the health of a population isn’t correlated with the average income in that group but with the size of the gap between richest and poorest. The bigger the gap, the worse the overall health of the population. …longevity doesn’t depend on absolute wealth. more egalitarian countries, all things equal, are going to be healthier than those with large social inequalities. Continue reading “the Suspicious Mind”