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The world-view of the ancient Hebrews, in the Old Testament, included the notion that an ef®cient way to enforce conformity to social norms was to eliminate the person rather than just the behaviour: `A man or woman who is a medium or a wizard shall be put to death; they shall be stoned with stones, their blood shall be upon them' (Leviticus 20: 27). The reason given by Moses for punishing a long list of behaviours by death was: `So you shall purge the evil from Israel'. If `Israel' refers to race rather than country, this represents an early version of the genetic theory of unacceptable behaviour and the eugenic approach to eradicating madness via the creation of a genetically untainted race (see Chapter 4).
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3). Having listed the most important features of his illness, he admitted that some patients did not show any of these: These features are certainly not demonstrable with full clearness in each individual case but still the general view over a great number of complete observations teaches that nowhere can a state be discovered which is not connected by imperceptible transitions with all the others. (Kraepelin 1913: 255) So, if you can't see the features you're just not looking hard enough. Even if after strenuous efforts you still can't perceive `the imperceptible', it doesn't mean it isn't there.
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