Tagged: mourning

Yes, you can die from a broken heart

By Annie Dieu-Le-Veut

It came as a shock to hear that the actress Carrie Fisher had died of a heart attack at the age of 60. It was then even more a shock to learn that her mother, Debbie Reynolds, died only 24 hours later. Can you really die from a broken heart, many of my friends are asking? Well, yes you can and there’s even a medical diagnosis for what happens in the body – except it usually takes longer than one day.

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest America

America is edging closer and closer to a kind of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest kind of society in which any kind of emotional expression ~ such as a natural outpouring of grief after a bereavement ~ is regarded as an abherrent behaviour and even a mental disability.

The aim seems to be to have a general populace that is medicated by the Nurse Ratchets of the pharmaceutical industry against reality.

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