Can the mentally ill, as certain medical systems see them, make rational, autonomous decisions for themselves? Do certain emotions halt capability to reason? Can anyone make autonomous decisions for themselves? Or are we all embedded in and influenced by altered/unaltered choice/default design?
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I don’t suppose it is the point of your post, but can a neurotypical make unilateral decisions for someone who is mentally ill? “Can” as in, having the right/authority to do so.