So do you think you’d rather…?. I think knowing colors is a better deal. And I think Sz is figuratively a colorful disorder. Wish the populous would wake up more!
Literally more colorful at times for me. When I have derealization, everything looks a little like a cartoon and much prettier. Honestly, it’s a more beautiful world than the one I share with the rest of the people.
Cool! My bro worries about skin blemishes… I try to tell him he has none; like a cartoon. Haha that’s what you made me think with your post.
Well if you can’t see the truth, you are off the hook.
Have a nice day.
Wow thats a tough call. Be blind, or Schizophrenic. I have negative symptoms and typically think that delusions and disturbing hallucinations seem scarier and more emotionally tolling then my depressed mood and motivation.
I feel that I would stay a schizophrenic. I’ve seen such beautiful art, played so many games that helped me through tough times, art and media are so important to my current satisfaction I feel like I would be bored and a little scared if I was blind.
I don’t pray for any illness on anyone but I got lucky. I pray those with blindness live fulfilling lives but I’m a very visual person. I don’t know what I would say if my symptoms were worse at the moment or if my mother wasn’t so amazing.
I do feel though that I should never have children because of the potential trauma of my illness through their formative years, and the 25% some odd chance that they develop Schizophrenia. I feel really sad because I know my mother has been so important to me, and us to her. Living the rest of my life seemingly forced down a lonely trajectory by the sheer odds of it being against us schizophrenics means that I feel a little dismissive about having a future.
I feel like once my body or mind breaks down enough I’ll kill myself or seek out euthanasia. The elderly already have such a hard time in our society I don’t have the strength to face that fate as I slowly wither while knowing no one cares about me.
The eyes are the windows to the soul…
This is really interesting.
I was born with a congenital illness but I still have sz- maybe because I wasn’t born blind.
That is interesting so there’s never been a born blind szc person.
It’s like how they say sharks don’t get cancer.
This feels like a concrete type discovery. Hope there’s applications for progress somehow.
Yes. Very interesting. I’d like to think they study the differences.
i think it is a very visual illness
I think my psychosis stems from the way I look and seeing other people. And them being able to see me. If I was born blind none of that would have happened
In a related news release…
Deaf people can’t hear their own farts…further baffling doctors.
That was just wrong!
If you can’t see who’s talking to you would you know the difference?