On Taking Advice and Help

No advice should be offered to he who wants to pass off responsibility for the acceptance of advice. He is not looking for advice but for blame. No help should be accepted from he who offers, without the helped taking responsibility for the judgment that it is help. Then, if that which was judged help …

7.2, Szaz, Values, Disorders and the Growth of the Therapeutic State

(Pg. 96) “Applied to behavior, especially sexual behavior, the disease label combines a description with a covert value judgment…Psychiatrists diagnose the person who eats too much as suffering from ‘bulimia’ and the person who eats to little as suffering from ‘anorexia nervosa’. Similarly, the person who has too much sex suffers from ‘sex addiction,’ while …