A Beautiful Schizophrenia [was: Re: AI Eureka!]

Charles Richmond richmond at ev1.net
Wed Apr 10 10:58:51 EST 2002


gmb wrote:
> 
>      [snip...]     [snip...]     [snip...]
> 
> Consider this: Imagine if average Joes would compose music
> and there would be a radio station playing their music. Or
> if bookstores would be filled with books written by average
> Joes. The difference is that music or books written by average
> Joes will not take you on a journey. Schizophrenics are not
> average Joes. They listen to the world, and to themselves.
> They are sensitive. They are dreaming about making a
> difference and about a more passionate sensitive world.
> And what do they find? A cold heartless world where the
> only thing they receive is insults.
> 
Many schizophrenics are highly intelligent. Their mental
abberation is highly stressful, and they weave intricate
and intriguing stories about themselves and the world.

But they are delusional...and for this reason they are
dangerous. No matter how sympathetic a person might be
to the plight of schizophrenics, this fact can *not* be
forgotten...


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