Those who once
bit down on Plug
are going to bite hard the hand that puts him in. In business to sell books,
Amazon.com doesn't mind selling pro-shock propaganda along with. The reviews
of Max Fink's Electroshock: Restoring [read Destroying] the Mind are
and all those justly, sharply critical of this book are rejected as being "attacks
on the author." This is a man who makes a living, and has done so for over
50 years, putting high voltage through living brains, ostensibly to save the
mind 'victimized' by being housed in that particular 'unworthy' brain. How does
a mind like riding the lightning bolt? Few care to ask. See Electroshock:
A Crime Against Humanity. This root FINK should be in prison, then
the "attacks" would stop. Linda Andre, director of the Committee
for Truth in Psychiatry wrote one rejected review.
UPDATE: The Atlantic Monthly ran a pro-shock ad in its February 2001 issue. The response? So far on their forum there has been 30 posts condemning their views and one post calling on the Atlantic to justify its position. The only post encouraging belief in shock is, not suprisingly, from the Granddaddy shock-doc of them all, Max Fink. We'll see how many letters to the editor from the opposition to the barbaric practice of shock "treatment" get published in the March edition of the Atlantic...
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