What it feels like to be schizophrenic

Quora asks "What does it feel like to have schizophrenia?" The answers are, by turns, haunting, heartbreaking, and thoroughly engrossing. They also provide a really unique opportunity to better understand how the human brain operates, and what happens when it turns in on itself. Definitely worth reading.

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  1. Fuck Quora. I'm sure it is a very interesting and thought-provoking bit of text. But I will not use quora or any other site that requires access to my google account just to read a god damned article

  2. ..Or worse: expects you to have a Facebook account.

  3. I will read this logging in with Facebook. I will read this logging in with Google.

  4. lomax says:

    Here's the complete article for your reading pleasure:

    There was a time when requiring a login like that was considered obnoxious, and people didn't just go along with it.

    I suggest using bugmenot: http://bugmenot.com/view/quora.com
    That is where I got the password to fetch the article.

  5. mattdm says:

    It's a failed attempt to do something like Stack Exchange, except for not focused into topical sites. For a while there, it was being touted as The Next Big Thing; I don't know when they started asking for login to see the answers, but it's definitely after I stopped looking on a regular basis because the answers were rarely valuable anyway.

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