Thursday, February 25, 2016
Conquerable Mental Illness
People with mental illness are all around us. Even in your favorite television show. In the show, Stitchers, Kirsten Clark "stitches" into the mind of the deceased and finds out how they died; if there was anything that seemed off with that person's death. Kirsten has temporal dysplasia. This means she can not process time. Kirsten's temporal dysplasia makes her perfect for the job however. This illness normally leaves people who suffer it, unable to show emotion. They can not feel fear, misery, friendship, or love; basically any emotion drawn from the passage of time. All of these side affects describes Kirsten exactly. However, she is able to do something great because of her disability. She solves many cases and put's innocent citizen's souls to rest. Through the show, Kirsten learns how to feel emotion with the help of her friends. She overcomes some of the side affects of temporal dysplasia and in the process, leaves a positive stamp on society. Without her cold murderers would be free from punishment.