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About your "responsibility" to take certain drugs

You have seen them. The ads for drugs targeting depression, anxiety, herpes, arthritis, and all the others where you are made to believe that your illness is inconveniencing others. How dare you continue to suffer from this, and subject others to it, when all you need is this very expensive drug full of disconcerting side effects? "Who does depression hurt," we are asked. Then we are shown a sobering array of dark, suffering individuals who are paying for your sin, the sin of depression. Everyone from your spouse to your children to yes, even your dog. "Haven't you thought about THEM" reads the unspoken subtext. "You might not think you need medication, but how could you be so inconsiderate toward THEM?"
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