[Off-topic] Requests author discusses MentalHealthError exception

Larry Martell larry.martell at gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 17:36:18 EST 2016


On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 11:47 AM, Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 9:21 AM, Larry Martell <larry.martell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 27, 2016 at 4:37 AM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
>>> The author of Requests, Kenneth Reitz, discusses his recent recovery from a
>>> MentalHealthError exception.
>>>
>>> http://www.kennethreitz.org/essays/mentalhealtherror-an-exception-occurred
>>>
>>> Although the connection to Python is only quite slim, I found it fascinating
>>> to read.
>>
>> 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?

How do you know they were delusions? I think his only problem was not
sleeping, which can kill you.


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