“However, the social, political, and economic organization of society must be recognized as a significant contributor to people’s mental health, with certain social structures being more advantageous to the emergence of mental well-being than others. Capitalism can never offer the conditions most conducive to achieving mental health. Oppression, exploitation, and inequality greatly repress the true realization of what it means to be human.” — David Matthews, 2019
by The Anti-Social Socialist
Writer, Dandelion Salad
May 17, 2019
The Anti-Social Socialist on May 15, 2019
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Glad you enjoyed it.
Very interesting piece! Opened my eyes..
Thanks for once again waking us up!
It is a terrific little piece, I don’t usually comment as you know, but to let you know I still support you from the swamps… Cheers
Thank you, Mike. I think of you often. Good to know that you still check out the posts here! Always enjoy hearing from you. Cheers!
Glad you enjoyed it, Lefty!