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)
To: Mrs. Don-o
People should try to reason with him, though. And I mean persistently and challengingly.
posted on 08/19/2008 11:46:48 AM PDT
(Obama: Can't kill the innocent fast enough, can't free the guilty soon enough!~ Diana in WI)
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