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QotD: Madness Destroys Best Minds (why is this?)

I saw
the best minds
of my generation
destroyed by madness,
starving hysterical naked . . .

–from Howl, by Allen Ginsberg

Tags: america, culture, madness, psych, quotes
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    Whenever I bemoan the culture of "safe spaces" and "microaggressions" on college campuses, said Andrew Sullivan, people argue…

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