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A person is sane if they are rational. In modern societythe term has become exclusively synonymous with Piao Voca Slung - Jonathan Boulet - We Keep The Beat Found The Sound See The Need Start The Heart mentis Latin : composhaving mastery of, and Latin : mentismindin contrast with non compos mentisor insanemeaning troubled conscience.
A sane mind is nowadays considered healthy both from its analytical - once called rational - and emotional aspects. Alfred Korzybski proposed a theory of sanity in his general semantics. He believed sanity was tied to Various - Sounds Of Sanity structural fit or lack Various - Sounds Of Sanity thereof, of what is going on in the world.
He imposed this notion in a map-territory analogy : "A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a "similar structure" to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness. The adoption of a scientific outlook and attitude of continual adjustment by the individual toward their assumptions was the way, so he claimed. In other words, there were "factors of sanity to be found in the physico-mathematical methods of science.
The territory, or reality, remains unnamable, unspeakable, and mysterious. Hence, the widespread assumption that we can grasp reality through language involves a degree of insanity. Psychiatrist Philip S. Graven suggested the term "un-sane" to describe a condition that is not exactly insanebut not quite sane either. In The Sane Societypublished inpsychologist Erich Fromm proposed that not just individuals, but entire societies "may be lacking in sanity.
It is naively assumed that the fact that the majority of people share certain ideas or feelings proves the validity of these ideas and feelings. Nothing is further from the truth The fact that millions of people share the same vices does not make these vices virtues, the Various - Sounds Of Sanity that they share so many errors does not make the errors to be truths, and the fact that millions of people share the same form of mental pathology does not make these people sane.
In criminal and mental health lawsanity is a legal term denoting that an individual is of sound mind and therefore can bear legal responsibility for their actions. The official legal term is compos mentis.
It is generally defined in terms of the absence of sanity non compos mentis. It is not a medical termalthough the opinions of medical experts are often important in making a legal decision as to whether someone is sane or insane. It is also not the same concept as mental illness. One can be acting under profound mental illness and yet be sane, and one can also be ruled insane without an underlying mental illness.
Legal definitions of sanity have been little explored by science and medicine, as the concentration has been on illness. Furthermore, as Reckless Blues - Bessie Smith - Midnight Blues  has pointed out repeatedly, insanity to various degrees is widespread in the general population, which includes many people that are considered mentally fit in medical and legal terms.
In this connection, Erich Fromm  Someone Who Cares - The Only Ones - Even Serpents Shine to the "pathology of normalcy," while David Cooper proposed that normality was opposed to both madness and sanity.
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