I don’t think we talk enough about how mental illness is defined, under capital, almost entirely by one’s potential productivity.

This is one of the only two angles I've seen it defined by, the other being social credit through shame.

@stevietrix Had a good discussion about this toot and idea with friends. Thanks for bringing it up. I might type out what was said later.

@stevietrix Okay, so basically my friends agree on the premise and discussed some specifics of this attitude as applies to various physical and mental conditions and how capitalism might exacerbate social biases against people with mental health issues by not letting them access jobs and pre-existing biases combined with "merit" as defined by capital created a new bias against them. There was more mental health talk, as well as some social labor talk, but I'm out of space

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