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Never_B_Ur_Saint_377 t1_j6cjben wrote

Are we censoring words here too? 😞 I didn’t at any point in this article feel any inclination that the author was using the word “mad” in a derogatory or hateful way. I just checked my hard copy Webster’s dictionary and the first definition is adjective: insane. The only person stigmatizing mental illness here is you. It is clear that the author’s intent wasn’t to belittle the insane by using the word mad. It’s also clear that you are reacting to their use of the word mad, which by definition is an appropriate word to use, and have attached your own bad connotations to that word through either ignorance or possibly being triggered by it. Either way, this is a problem within yourself that you need to work out. Learn how to read a room and hopefully a dictionary.