A Beautiful Schizophrenia [was: Re: AI Eureka!]
pfeiffer at cs.nmsu.edu
Wed Apr 10 22:47:43 EST 2002
Kragen Sitaker <kragen at pobox.com> writes:
> I'd like to learn more about the real story; where did you?
I've read the book, by Sylvia Nasar. My assumption is that it's an
> So the delusions had to be made more realistic in order to bring the
> audience into Nash's mind. A compromise of realism, sure, but less of
> a compromise than making it obvious he was delusional.
There's a local singer here named Bob Diven (I've got a copy of one of
his songs at www.cs.nmsu.edu/~pfeiffer/now.mp3) who makes the comment
that everything he sings is true, but it's not necessarily factual.
After reading the book and seeing the movie, I'd call that a very good
summary of the movie. I mean that as a compliment, by the way.
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