SANITY OR INSANITY? By Faizan Haq How is insanity diagnosed, measured and dealt with? The maturity of a society is defined by how civilized the society is in their treatment of the insane. According to some psychiatric studies, we all suffer from mental anguish, psychiatric deficit or psychological conditioning. Do we all deserve imprisonment isolation or containment? In the frenzy modern life, we continue to undermine the social and psychological cushioning that was provided for us by immediate and extended families, close circle of friends, and a caring connected culture.