born in Glasgow
. In 1960
his first work The Divided Self
suggested that being "crazy
" was a perfectly appropriate response to an insane
ing to be "normal
". Smearing your shit
on the asylum
walls, for example.
"I must play their game, of not seeing I see the game."
Laing's other famous books include Sanity, Madness and the Family (1964) and The Politics of Experience (1967).