'Approval of Congress' should be classified as a mental disease
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I shall argue that 'Approval of Congress' should be classified as a mental disease and all people who approve of Congress's performance shall be deemed as insane and be put into mental hospitals until their condition is cured.
I will argue against Pro's assertion of "Approval of Congress" being classified as a mental disease. Note that I will use previous examples of Congress' performance, and not just the current Congress (although the 5% who do think this one is doing well likely have many actual mental disorders).
"Note that I will use previous examples of Congress' performance, and not just the current Congress"
Thats fine as long as its reasonably recent..... Like anything before Kennedy is pretty unreasonable.
Reasons why people who approve of the job Congress has done recently should be classified as having a mental disease
1) People who approve of Congress match all the symptoms of people who have a mental disease.
A mental disease is basically a disease of the mind where the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention. One mental disease in particular, called psychosis, is a severe mental disorder characterized by derangement of personality and loss of contact with reality
Now, people who think Congress is doing a good job clearly either have no contact with reality, or they are retarded, which is another type of mental disease.
Basically, If You approve of Congress's job -> You are detached from reality -> You have a form of Psychosis -> You have a mental disease
2) The statistics line up in favor of the Resolution
About 1 out of every 4 Americans suffer from a mental disease: http://www.thekimfoundation.org...
Only about 1 in every 20 people even approve of Congress in the first place:
The sheer number of Americans who have some kind of mental disease implies that those who approve of Congress already have some kind of mental disease. If the number of people who approve of Congress already have mental disorders, then approval of Congress itself could very easily be classified as a mental disease
3) Psychiatrists are concerned about those who do approve of Congress
profesional psychiatrists themselves think that those who approve of Congress may have mental disorders. One psychiatrist went on the record at the White House saying
“We’re not entirely sure who these people are or where they come from—perhaps they are psych ward patients, or unstable recluses living in remote huts on the outskirts of society—but what we do know is that they are extremely disconnected from reality and in need of immediate attention if they are not already receiving it. We need to find these people and get them the help they need before their illnesses get worse.”
So those are my arguments for why the Approval of Congress should be classified as a mental disease
- 1 - People who approve of Congress are likely disconnected from reality, a characteristic of mental diseases
- 2 - There are already an a**load of Americans who suffer from mental diseases
- 3 - Psychiatrists are concerned for those who do approve of Congress, and believe that they need professional help.
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Vote Placed by bsh1 3 years ago
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