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Re: Ongoing increases in ADHD diagnoses in the USA

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Originally Posted by meadd823 View Post
While I can understand the curiosity one must also consider other factors behind diagnosing any condition - While a more tolerant culture regarded play might be a cause of fewer diagnosis being made a less tolerant culture toward seeking help for behavioral difference may also be a causative factor.

When reading any ones research papers or scientific conclusion I always look into the back ground of said professional to get a feel for where they are approaching the question from for there is really no such thing as a truly objective point of view.

The human brain the only organ known to attempt to research itself while dulluding itself to believe it is capable of true objectiveness.





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Corection meadd-- the "Western acculturated human mind" is the only phenomenon capable of believing it has sufficient objectivity to research itself.

The Eastern perspective is one of "intersubjectivity" - a perspective that understands that the polar extreme of perfect objectivity is as absurd and unbalanced as the concept of perfect subjectivity.

There is always a "Middle Way", and polar extremes are almost always a caricature of reality.
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I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as existing, postulates consciousness.

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Max Planck: Nobel Prize 1918 for inventing quantum physics.

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