Bonnie Burstow – I want to say so much to thank you, and how amazing it is to have your literature available to read, not only on the web, but printed in books. For your courage and fighting words that enabled a scholarship for people who advocated for the abolition of psychiatry.
The violence of electro-convulsive torture experiments has not yet been stopped, any more than psychiatrists other violent intrusions on human life – but I thank you for working so valiantly towards an end to this horror.
I was looking forward to your anti-psychiatry library. I thought – it is such a brilliant plan, something I’ve long thought about, and I know that you can carry it off. I’ve been to so many libraries, full of the books of those who perpetrate against us, the victims of psychiatrists; and to have a library that doesn’t do that – that celebrates our work, that speaks the survivor movement, lets the victims of psychiatrists tell the truth about the violations inflicted on them – that is such a great idea to push and keep pushing for, until all libraries and bookstores have a section on the shelf, for us, instead of that horrible propaganda by those ugly whitecoats who so violently and cruelly attacked us, torturing us into premature aging, for disgusting profits of human research.
Let books by the survivor movement, antipsychiatry books, books by people who have been violated by psychiatrists, books by Bonnie Burstow and her dream of a library devoted to our human rights movement begin, not just in Toronto, Canada, but everywhere a library can be. The survivor movement has been there from day dot, the first day a person was maltreated by an alienist/ psychiatrist and then told they were an alien, treated as a thing to be denied human rights. Our movement will always exist, despite what the exploiters do to attempt to silence us. Let our books be on the shelf, let our words be heard, and never twisted into some perverted medical diagnosis – and may our publishers and writers rue the day they ever thought that ugly whitecoat propaganda made more sense than the obvious, horrific true crime that is the violation of billions of people world-wide, the killing and maiming of so many people by psychiatrists. That dictatorship, that ugly prejudice, vilification of those people psychiatrists claim as property and exploit – has no right to be there instead of the truth. To have a library full of the books by people, who have every right to have their works on the shelf – and yet have been denied that by one of the ugliest regimes in history – that is what has to happen. Thank you – Bonnie Burstow, for all you have done. You have given us so much – and your books and legacy will continue to give us so much more. And give people the courage to speak the truth, rather than die regurgitating their perpetrators’ lies.
RIP Bonnie Burstow https://www.reddit.com/r/conspiracy/comments/ekifvz/rip_dr_bonnie_burstow_who_founded_the_worlds/