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Dudley Dowell
exorcism
schizophrenia
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 - 12:00 AM

Is there a similarity between an exorcism and schizophrenia?


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From a linguistic standpoint, exorcism is a method of treating demon possession just like drugs is a method of treating schizophrenia. From a scientific standpoint, exorcism or any other attempt to "remove demons" from someone is the equivalent of throwing a virgin in a volcano to make it rain.
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