I was recently involved in a conversation in group where one of the members mentioned that he had an upcoming court date for a theft charge (shop lifting) he admitted doing it. Members there were coaching him on what he should say, telling the judge that he can't be held responsible for his actions because of his mental illness. Is this really true I'm not so sure, I know some might be more likely to do things like this than others and no disrespect intended, but shouldn't we take responsibility for our actions. Maybe there's more to this than I understand. I would really like to know what you think.
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