If you are a member of the habitually offended community, please do not read this. I don't want you to have a stroke!
To paraphrase fellow blogger The Last Psychiatrist, "If you have the urge to e-mail me complaining that my good-natured ribbing of human foibles indicates a total lack of empathy or cruel, unrelenting hostility towards patients and others, please don't, your brain is broken."
The purpose of defense mechanisms is to stop you from changing." ~ The Last Psychiatrist
Classic answers to questions from doctors taking a psychiatric history: