To: Mrs. Don-o
I think it was you who pointed out that the intellectual meltdown necessary to justify contraception distorts one’s perception of everything else. Or maybe it was Pope John Paul.
Or perhaps the gentleman has pernicious anemia and Vitamin B-6 deficiency.
posted on 08/19/2008 2:43:29 AM PDT
(Obama: Can't kill the innocent fast enough, can't free the guilty soon enough!~ Diana in WI)
I, unfortunately, am not a person with a whole lot of intuitive insight into human nature. That said, I do always tend to mitigate the blame in cases by this by assuming that, since at this point he's not really arguing coherently, either he had a traumatic personal
experience that he's reacting to irrationally, or, literally, his mind is failing.
People should try to reason with him, though. And I mean persistently and challengingly. Unless and until it becomes clear that he's a victim of amyloid-beta plaque.
posted on 08/19/2008 10:10:20 AM PDT
by Mrs. Don-o
("Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle." - Philo of Alexandria)
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