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To My Fellow Sufferers of Stockholm Syndrome: When Your Captor Is the State

NDPP
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To My Fellow Sufferers Of Stockholm Syndrome: When Your Captor Is The State

http://powerofnarrative.blogspot.com/2011/06/to-my-fellow-sufferers-of-s...

"If you live in the United States (and more broadly, if you live in any modern State), you are a victim of Stockholm Syndrome..."


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MegB
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NDPP wrote:

"If you live in the United States (and more broadly, if you live in any modern State), you are a victim of Stockholm Syndrome..."

 

Rubbish.  This is a ridiculously broad statement, inaccurate, and meant to grab attention.  I get the point the blogger is making, but to say that people live where they live because they are in thrall to the State is so reductionist, it's not even worth debating.


NDPP
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you don't get the point - read more

This is particularly relevent to Canada where the pathology is quite pronounced


MegB
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I read the entire blog piece.  The writer sets up his argument for the Stockholm Syndrome in such a way that anyone critiquing his POV will be presumed to be among the "hostages", and therefore incapable of a reasoned position against the State.

I agree that there are stong elements of truth to the premise, but its broad strokes render it invalid.

What part of this am I not understanding?


NDPP
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Rebecca West wrote:

 

I agree that there are stong elements of truth to the premise, but its broad strokes render it invalid.

 

NDPP

uh ok - guess we'll have to disagree on that..


Caissa
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I thought I was the only one on here suffering from Stockholm syndrome.Wink


Snert
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"You're brainwashed" is the ultimate rhetorical device.

You don't believe me that you're brainwashed?  Of course you wouldn't, because you're brainwashed!  Your vehement denial is just the brainwashing talking!

I, however, am not brainwashed, and so I can see that I'm not brainwashed, and also that you are, so let's just take my word for everything, seeing as all of your opinions are suspect (due to your unfortunate brainwashing) shall we?


6079_Smith_W
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Caissa wrote:

I thought I was the only one on here suffering from Stockholm syndrome.Wink

 

No, I was up all night dealing with it too, and I have the leftover surstroemming in the fridge to prove it.

 


genstrike
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I know I suffer from Stockholm syndrome, that guy's posts make me ill


bojanwish
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I have been read about that horrible psychical disease at stockholm syndrome site about..
and i still do not get, how someone can be so stupid to hide all horrible activities of their captors?
So many families had a nearly same problem but on media is so low info about this syndrome...but why...they must say to all woman about this and about to stop hide captors, they must ask someone to help...


I read a lot about this psycho condition, and my first impression was that victim knows that is not normal condition with their brain, but with more studying i think that's more about unconsciously view from victim nad they need medical help.
A lot of abusive relationships are based on terror and agression and their children suffer and the's the worst situation. Child with agression in child time becomes Agressor!

 

 


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