Is Liberalism A Mental Disease? Data Is Uncovering an Alarming Trend Among Liberals!
Conservatives love to throw out slogans such as “liberalism is a disease,” “Trump derangement syndrome,” or Liberalism is a mental illness when talking about those who adhere to a leftist worldview. It turns out this is not that far from the truth.
The interesting part, there may actually be some scientific data from Pew Research to back up those claims.
The results of the study, which was conducted off a self-reported poll by Pew in March, indicated that across all races and age groups, those who identified as conservative were far less likely to have been diagnosed with a mental illness by a doctor. In the youngest bracket of 18 to 29-year-olds, 45.9% of liberals said they had received such a diagnosis compared to 20.1% of conservatives.
Digging further into the numbers, the ones that separate by age and political leaning, we find that whites who self-identify as “very liberal” (the ones you see marching in Antifa and BLM rallies, yelling at you about your white guilt, or asking forgiveness for their own, the ones that stand up and attack others on their belief in Critical Race Theory, these people are twice as likely as their non-white counterparts to suffer from mental illness.
Look at the opposite side, the ones that self-identify as conservatives, you start to see a alarming trend, the numbers drip from 38% to 14.8%, but the racial disparity in the results completely disappears.
Causes outrage with the Left
Needless to say this study has caused outrage with the left, they want to claim that they are the ones in control of sensible thought, turns out this is not so true.
Ph.D. student Zach Goldberg took the overall data and created a chart to show how likely a person is to develop mental illness based on race and political affiliation. Once again, whites who identified as “very liberal” – AKA the majority of our nation’s socialistic wokescold leftists – were far more prone to problems.
“I didn’t write this thread to mock white liberals or their apparently disproportionate rates of mental illness (and you shouldn’t either),” said Goldberg. “Rather, this is a question that’s underexplored and which may shed light on attitudinal differences towards various social policies.”
Among white liberals, the most affected group were far-left women. 56.3% of white leftist women reported mental illness compared to 27.3% percent of conservative women.
I would love to say I am not mocking mental illness, and I am not in most cases. Anxiety, depression, other such problems are not something one should mock, but this idiocy coming from the Left who wants to scold us on their bad feelings, put us down, scream deplorable; I find the restraint can sometimes be lifted.
The problem is, the Left keeps preaching about human utopia, evolution, and everlasting life if only we get everyone on board the Woke train. It has coddled the minds of children throughout their educations and taught them that reality is subjective. When those children grow up and face the reality of a brutal, evil world and the objective truths of morality and mortality that have defined every civilization, their psyches break.
We are told that the liberal ideals will bring about civil growth, it will not, it will destroy civilization as we know it, leave a bunch of basket cases who are a textbook on psychological problems, a society that can’t be maintained due to the dysfunction within.
We can’t fix this by forcing all to be conservative would be as misleading as the condition the left are increasingly finding themselves in. What is needed is something much deeper.
We need to find our faith, discover what kept generations before us with a healthy state of mind, and find out there is more to be concerned about than ourselves and our feelings.
Instead of blaming others for our misfortune, we sometimes find that our life is just a series of events that we have no control over, we can give into them, fall into a state of depression, or we can find ways within to aid us in overcoming these forces.
We hear talk of unity, yet the unity the other side is speaking of conformity to their way of life. Anything or anyone that turns from that path is attacked and destroyed without mercy. This is not unity; this is a dictatorship. We don’t need to fall into this trap.
If you look at the left, they are so wrapped up with guilt, guilt over their “white privilege,” guilt over their “gender privilege,” over “wealth or station privilege,” they fall into a trap where they soon feel that they have little worth, they are here due to undeserved privilege, this is a recipe for mental illness.
We are here because someone or something placed us here with a mandate, we are to better ourselves, find faith in all we do, and in the process, try to improve the lives of those around us. It is this type of thought that does not leave us a shattered shell wrapped up with guilt. We understand that we, as humans, will fail, but something higher than this is within us, guiding our steps, placed us here with a purpose. This is not something to be guilty over, rather aids in giving strength as we go through life.
If you believe this is a higher power, or a guide that is part of the human experience, so be it, what matters is that we understand this for what it is.
We have no reason to live in guilt, rather live in appreciation for what has been given to us.
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