[Off-topic] Requests author discusses MentalHealthError exception

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 12:08:05 EST 2016


On Monday, February 29, 2016 at 10:26:32 PM UTC+5:30, Ben Finney wrote:
> Ian Kelly  writes:
> 
> > On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 9:21 AM, Larry Martell  wrote:
> > > I found this to be a very sad story. Sure, he had some issues, but I
> > > don't think they needed to drug him, and take all that he had
> > > learned away from him and turn him back into what he was before.
> >
> > "All that he had learned" meaning his delusions and psychoses?
> 
> Indeed. If a revelation is unconnected to reality, it's misleading to
> say that one has "learned" it.

And who is the last arbiter on that 'reality'?

Niels Bohr random quote:
If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy, that
only shows he has not understood the first thing about them.

Some more such: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/n/niels_bohr.html


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