Top Psychiatrist Paul McHugh Dares to Remind Us: Transgenderism Is a Mental Disorder, Sex Change Is Biologically Impossible
George Orwell could not have been more right than when he said,
“We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.”
…except when he said,
“In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”
This is because a totalitarian ideology like liberalism insinuates itself into literally every subject, so that no one is allowed to say anything that isn’t a moronic lie if they don’t want to risk incurring the wrath of the establishment. Take psychiatry, for example:
Dr. Paul R. McHugh, the former psychiatrist-in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital and its current Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry, said that transgenderism is a “mental disorder” that merits treatment, that sex change is “biologically impossible,” and that people who promote sexual reassignment surgery are collaborating with and promoting a mental disorder.
Like Orwell said about “restatement of the obvious.”
Only slightly less obvious is McHugh’s refutation of the liberal argument that we must pander to the delusions of the sexually perplexed to prevent them from committing suicide.
He also reported on a new study showing that the suicide rate among transgendered people who had reassignment surgery is 20 times higher than the suicide rate among non-transgender people. Dr. McHugh further noted studies from Vanderbilt University and London’s Portman Clinic of children who had expressed transgender feelings but for whom, over time, 70%-80% “spontaneously lost those feelings.”
Although it has only been very recently that anyone would doubt the veracity of Dr. McHugh’s observations, he is swimming against a powerful current.
While the Obama administration, Hollywood, and major media such as Time magazine promote transgenderism as normal, said Dr. McHugh, these “policy makers and the media are doing no favors either to the public or the transgendered by treating their confusions as a right in need of defending rather than as a mental disorder that deserves understanding, treatment and prevention.”
Being a doctor, McHugh can be forgiven for missing the point. Obama, Hollyweird, and the media are not in the business of helping the sick to become healthy. Their objective is to make the dysfunctional even more dysfunctional so as to make society dysfunctional.
This is why black “leaders” like Obama, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, et al. will never do anything to help blacks assimilate and lead more productive lives.
The idea is to find groups that can be set off against the mainstream culture, exacerbate their grievances, establish them as morally superior and beyond criticism by virtue of being “victims,” and exploit them to undermine the cohesiveness of our culture.
Eventually society will become so twisted against itself so as to collapse. Then a new one can be constructed on a coercive basis by liberal masterminds. The term for this strategy is cultural Marxism.
Dr. McHugh is at the end of his career. If he weren’t, he would either keep his mouth shut, or his career would never happen. Everything must be subordinated to The Agenda, which does not call for replacing disease with health – quite the reverse.
On a tip from G. Fox. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.