Seanus Threads: 21Posts: 28,925Joined: Dec 25, 2007 ♂ Nov 10, 2008, 07:18pm # People who suffer from depression often have "mental instability". Maybe Stalin had diminished capability but that's not schizophrenia. Paranoia is not a synonym of schizophrenia.Dangerous people definitely don't need to be schizophrenics. In fact, they are often VERY aware of what they are doing. Schizophrenics are not. That was a terrible argument Filios, like a misinformed layman.