“Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.” – Thomas Szasz
Dr. Thomas Szasz recently celebrated his 92 birthday. He hasn’t slowed down a bit.
Born to Jewish parents in Budapest, Hungary, on April 15, 1920, young Thomas moved to the United States when he was 18 years old. He was awarded his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati, and he did his residency at Cincinnati General Hospital. Since then – except for the 24 months he served on active duty in the United States Navy – Szasz has been an historic – and heroic – figure in the continuing battle to bring common sense back to psychiatry. He has written dozens of books and papers revealing this false “science.” You can see more of his lifelong works at his…
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