Cruise Attacks Psychiatric Drugs Again

TOM CRUISE is attacking those who prescribe psychiatric drugs again in the May (06) issue of men's style magazine GQ. The actor, who embarked on an anti-drug tirade in TV interviews last summer (05) on behalf of his Scientology beliefs, has launched a fresh attack on psychiatry, calling for prescription pill poppers to think carefully about the harms they're doing to their bodies. He tells the magazine, "I've always found the 'if it makes me feel better, it's OK' rationale a little suspect. "I think it's appalling that people have to live a life of drug addiction when I have personally helped people get off drugs." In the interview, the actor claims he can get someone off heroin in three days through Scientology's detox programmes.


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When Tom arrives in Hell and realizes that he spent his life following the insane rantings of a science fiction writer, I hope the Devil wears him like an ass hat.
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What would happen to them if a prominent Christian or a Republican had said this?Tom - remember the old adage "It's better to be silent and thought a fool, than to open your mouth and prove it"? You know more than MDs and PhDs?Actors pretend to be whoever someone else pays them (way too much) to be - including how to look, what to say and when to say it. Kinda like how it works w/hookers. Then they're supposed to go away - quietly.BTW Tom, is it true the sequel to 'Brokeback Mountain' is to be called "Return to Saddlesore Canyon"?
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P.S: As Mr. Cruise's behavior has deterioriated in the last few years, my question would be, "Does he have an inkling that something might be wrong with himself and his lashing out at psychiatry and medications is his way of pushing it away, the ultimate denial?" Of couse, it would be very embarassing for him to have to admit he was wrong.
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My story:46 yrs, male, Married 24 yrs, 4 kids I very slowly became more and more ill. Finally I had problems working. At a low point I was on State Disablity for "chemical exposure", and had a workers comp claim open for the same, because doctors could not figure out why I was sick. I was very depressed, on food stamps(wife is homemaker), every joint in my body hurt, I was irrational at times, wore the same clothes every day, was hot headed at times, was a cry baby sometimes, I walked around aimlessly for hours or sleeped. Over ten years time we lost our nice home in the burbs, filed Bankrupt, drove one old car. (my dad also let me drive his truck) A family doctor from church started helping me last year. He gave me thousands of Dollars of care. ulimatly, and to my suprise I am on a psychiatric drug. Now I am clear minded, working again, I bought my wife a nice 2006 SUV, and I bought myself a Dodge Ram 1500 4 X 4 that rumbles:) I work everyday, started repairing our old mobile home that has been the roof overhead for the last 4 years. Am NOT hot headed, irrational, and my joints no longer hurt. I have no side effects!Tom, my email is at tourmolane@sbcglobal.net If you give me a chance I would be ok with telling you all the details good, bad and ugly. You will see that I am normal now. If you want to pay my bills I will go off my meds for as long as you want. But you have to pay for my losses (if any) and pay to put my wife in a some nice digs here in town, I will stay at my mobil home, because she is the best, and should not have to go through hell again. Tom, if you cant help me you have got to at least pay for my treatment again because my Doc. already gave me free care once, and its not fair for me to go running back to him if you ditch me. This is a serious offer! Its not right for you to hurt people with your talk unless you are telling the truth. I will give you as much time as you need, but realize that you cant make people believe in, or have faith in something, and then but if you have a mind technique or something elce lets do it. Jesus was able to use the believe thing because he could heal people on the spot. I hope you are not trying to be Jesus, that is going to be real uncomfortable. Email me Tom (Mr. Cruise kind of sounds like I am trying to be insulting, so I hope first name is OK) Mine is Jimmy.Email me, we can talk.Jimmy
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"Honestly, I believe most of the respondents are out of their league to begin to comment." Funny, I find that eerily similar to: "You don't know the history of psychology, I do!!" ...And that's exactly my problem with Tom Cruise. It's not that his arguments are ridiculous. In fact, the high-school-dropout-turned-psychiatry-expert makes some concededly valid points. It's his presentation of his views - brash, obnoxiously paternalistic arrogance coupled with blatant ignorance in failing to merely acknowledge situations where there is a legitimate need for such medication - that makes him so irritating and robs him of any real credibility.
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Oh boy...here we go again. You would think this guy need drugs for his mental state, but he already has a mind controling cult doing that for him.
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lindalw (2) posted on 12/04/2006 06:29 comments: "Don't any of you people, who allegedly can read, realize it's not about the person it's about the drugs." No, lindalw, you are incorrect. It is about the person. [This is a celebrity site, not a pharmaceutical site, if you also allegedly can read.] Tom Cruise is so pathetic that he needs to belong to a cult. The cult demands everyone parrot the same beliefs. If TC did not belong to this ridiculous cult he wouldn't say a word about drugs. Proof? TC isn't passionate about anything in his life, except for the demands of Scientology membership.Now, quit criticizing folks who are doing nothing more than calling a crazy dweeb by his rightful name.
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Stay on topic sammcbee. You don’t have to write a “quantity over quality” post to prove your point that psychotropic drugs are over-precribed in the US. The real topic is how Tom uses this as a “gateway issue” for his evil cult/con game. Scientologists would love for you to believe that they’re only against psychotropic drugs. Wrong!!! I know one ex-Scientologist who has epilepsy and was forced to get off her meds by the cult. After knocking all of her front teeth out from having a seizure in the shower, she decided these freaks didn’t know what was best for her body. Keep trying to whitewash your cult drones. I’ll be there wherever you show up!!!
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You have done WELL my servant Cruise, LET the quackiness FLOW through you, yesssss, unLEASH your lunacy, and soon your journey to the Dark Thetan Side shall be COMPLETE!!! BWHAHAHAHAHAAAA!!!!! (insert ritualistic cult chant here: "HUBBA HUBBA HUBBARD!!!")
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Tom, Tom, Tom, You really need to go to the Lord in prayer. You are missing the truth that is written and perscribed in THE Bible. Like many actors you seek validation in outside sources when true validation and everasting life is readily available to you. Put down your fiction novels by L Ron. God will forgive you for all your sins including adultery, homosexuality, and even your last affliction STUPIDITY if you go to him in honest prayer. I will pray for your sole because Lord knows you need it.
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