- April 15, 1920 - September 8, 2012
- Manlius, New York
of Thomas' Passing
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Memories & Candles
I am very sad to hear that we have lost such a smart man. Fortunately there is quite a legacy for the rest of us. I wish mister Szasz peace and comfort in this final journey and light and love for the ones around him.
Posted by: Arno Tijnagel - Amsterdam, NY Sep 19, 2012
I can only express my thanks to Tom by repeating my words when I presented ten years ago to Tom the Irren-Offensives (Lunatic Offensive) Freedom Award, the "Golden Flashlight". This award was a symbol of our thanks to him as the first person within the suppressive shrink profession who had the courage and straightforwardness to throw light on the snakepit:
"Your truth set us free, the truth that no such thing as "mental illness" exists at all.
There was always grievance against
Posted by: rene talbot - berlin Sep 18, 2012
Beginning as an infant boy who becomes a man
Learning growing reaching changing
Not only their own path
Influencing the paths of many
A. Life well lived can be defined
Only defined by whose life it is
Change makers struggle
Change makers survive many oceans and valleys in their pursuit of justice for self and others
Choices are made
Time has its rhythm to the winds of worldwird change
My deepest respect and gratitude for the choices and the life you shared with the wod..
Posted by: Roe. Royal - South glens falls, NY - Human rights advocate Sep 17, 2012
He was such a generous soul, his work, with the likes of R.D. Laing, etc., will be appreciated and passed on forever. He understood, acted upon my tenet, all threads are needed in the fabric of life, and we cannot allow it to be torn asunder; from without (manipulation, destruction to extinction), nor within (with republican conspiracies psychic terrorism, the "suck", possesion). Thanx again, Thomas, for all you have done! reality.
Posted by: james m nordlund - fargo, ND - Shared his work, fellow activist Sep 17, 2012
Dear Suzy, We were so sorry to hear of your Fathers passing. Please know that you have our very deepest sympathy. Our thought and prayers are with you and your Family. With Love the Poplawski's
Posted by: Poplawski's - Syracuse, NY Sep 16, 2012
One of the truly good guys, warm, wise and funny
Posted by: Ron Roberts - London Sep 16, 2012
Though I did not personally know you, Thomas I admire your extensive work for Mankind and defending individuals rights. You will always be remembered.
Posted by: Chrissy Jenkins - Clarkston, MI Sep 16, 2012
Yit'gadal v'yit'kadash sh'mei raba (Cong: Omein).
May His great Name grow exalted and sanctified (`Cong: Amen.)
b'al'ma di v'ra khir'utei
in the world that He created as He willed.
v'yam'likh mal'khutei b'chayeikhon uv'yomeikhon
May He give reign to His kingship in your lifetimes and in your days,
uv'chayei d'khol beit yis'ra'eil
and in the lifetimes of the entire Family of Israel,
ba'agala uviz'man kariv v'im'ru:
swiftly and soon. Now say:
(Mourners and Congregation:)
Amein. Y'hei sh'mei raba m'varakh l'alam ul'al'mei al'maya
(Amen. May His great Name be blessed forever and ever.)
Posted by: Y.B. ben Avraham Sep 15, 2012
wonderful person and great humanitarian! RIck
Posted by: Riccardo Eterno - Como Sep 15, 2012
Thomas Stephen Szasz, Thank you for your life We wait again ARC,
Posted by: Ricardo Montesa - ALDAIA - Valencia Sep 15, 2012