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http://harmonia-philosophica.blogspot.gr/2011/01/dictatorship-of-science-of-psychiatry.html

Science, like Religion, can be dogmatic if practiced incorrectly. Nowadays many scientists dogmatically believe that the soul does not exist, that science can answer everything (even though Godel has proven otherwise - see my article about the Limits of Science), that we are programmed by our instincts like every animal. Although not every scientist thinks that way, the fact that some professions or scientists' groups (like medicine or psychiatry) are dominated by materialistic narrow-thinking people has some peculiar effects that I will analyze below. If science is the art of doubting everything and not being dogmatic, then modern medicine and psychiatry should change how they think...

The purpose of this article is to show how medicine and, in particular, the science of psychiatry is more and more becoming the new "dictator" of human affairs. It shows how medicine paid by pharmaceutical companies is something that should really trouble us. It demonstrates how psychiatrists are the tools of modern societies to define the "proper" way of thinking and behaving, via containing the people who behave in an unorthodox way that we cannot (and we may not want to) explain...

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