Six Word Story #170

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The relativist psychotherapist wouldn’t diagnose insanity.



rel·​a·​tiv·​ism ˈre-lə-ti-ˌvi-zəm 

1a: a theory that knowledge is relative to the limited nature of the mind and the conditions of knowing

b: a view that ethical truths depend on the individuals and groups holding them



in·​san·​i·​ty in-ˈsa-nə-tē 

1 dated a severely disordered state of the mind usually occurring as a specific disorder

2 law unsoundness of mind or lack of the ability to understand that prevents someone from having the mental capacity required by law to enter into a particular relationship, status, or transaction or that releases someone from criminal or civil responsibility

3a: extreme folly or unreasonableness

the insanity of violence

His comments were pure insanity.

b: something utterly foolish or unreasonable

the insanities of modern life

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