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The "Psychology" of Runaway Slaves... - 1974

MIT psychology professor Stephan L. Chorover talks about the tendency of people to invent psychological diseases."In the 1850s there were forms of behavior in the South that many white people in the South considered very disturbing forms of behavior. One of them was the tendency of certain slaves to run away from plantations… And in fact a disease was invented."