What would your take be on characters having a mental illness/disorder? This is me just being an overly conscious psychology major, but some disorders/illnesses are hereditary and/or can pop up for seemingly "no good reason".Another question is that with this community mentally, wouldn't it also lead to there being cases of traumatizing events that were covered up? If they wish to hold on to the community feeling while some of these events take place ( and I mean, some traumatic things can happen anywhere, even in tightly knit communities ), they could choose to ignore it like it never happened. Or, the majority of people would work vehemently to repress the memory, enough that they actually do and those who hold the memory are left with a choice of believing they remembered wrong or it was a bad dream, or being ostracized. And with a community like what you've described, the latter would be a very very rare choice to make, as most all human beings need a sense of fulfillment in belonging to properly function.
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