the ability to think and behave in a normal and rational manner; sound mental health.
“I began to doubt my own sanity”
synonyms: soundness of mind, mental health, mental faculties, balance, balance of mind, stability, reason, rationality, saneness, lucidity, lucidness, sense, senses, wits, normality, right-mindedness more antonyms: insanity
reasonable and rational behaviour.
“the next few years saw several appeals for sanity from top scientists”
synonyms: sense, common sense, good sense, wisdom, prudence, judiciousness, practicality, reasonableness, rationality, soundness, sensibleness
With this definition in mind, we can see that our understanding of the word “sanity” is a positive one.
the state of being seriously mentally ill; madness.
“he suffered from bouts of insanity”
synonyms: mental illness, mental disorder, mental derangement, madness, insaneness, dementia, dementedness, lunacy, instability, unsoundness of mind, loss of reason; More
extreme foolishness or irrationality.
plural noun: insanities
“it might be pure insanity to take this loan”
synonyms: folly, foolishness, foolhardiness, idiocy, stupidity, imbecility, asininity, lunacy, madness, silliness, senselessness, brainlessness, thoughtlessness, irrationality, illogicality, absurdity, ludicrousness, ridiculousness; More
Here our definition of “insanity” seems to be correct for what we would hope; having irrational, thoughtless people inflicting their views on humanity would not be great for advancing our race peacefully.
If we have violent, aggressive or irrational thoughts about ourselves or others we must find balance, seek help, and find rational peaceful ways of expressing ourselves and our ideas.
It’s not a terrible thing to seek help from a professional; there are many out there that are good at what they do, and have hope for humanities enlightenment.
How many of us have been taught how to find balance of mind, how to deal with negative or violent thoughts, how to observe our own minds and create peace in our lives? Don’t be shy to observe characteristics within personality, and psychologically heal each other. This a good thing.
It’s something we would benefit from observing inside ourselves, while encouraging others. Including our governments, organisations and politicians.
To have negative or aggressive thoughts towards ourselves, our governments, other nations, and individuals, should be an indicator for personal improvement.
Likewise; for leaders, organisations, governments, and politicians to have similar thoughts towards themselves, other organisations, nations or other people; should also be an indicator for finding personal improvement. As well as a serious concern to continue in their influential role.
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