From: Mike Poulton
Subject: Re: Human Experimentation : Another attempt to kill ?
Date: 9 Dec 2002 01:47:00 GMT
Organization: MTP Technologies
References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <3DF3BBE2.9F521998@mfi.net>
On 08 Dec 2002, "Bradley A. Hare" said:
> On Sun, 08 Dec 2002 16:38:42 -0500, Michael A. Terrell wrote:
> I see these all the time. This person
> is quite obviously suffering from
> a perfectly treatable illness and should be encouraged
> to seek help. I do not see how making fun
> of the symptoms of his condition is going to
> help him.
> Before posting another "humorous" reply I
> would suggest that anyone reading this
> go down to the library, get a couple
> of good books and read about both
> the symptoms and treatments available
> for these conditions.
I think we are all aware of this. If you had been following the guy's
posts and our responses over the past month or so, you would see what's
going on. At first we made fun of him because we thought he was a troll.
Then, when we realized he is probably schizophrenic, we backed off and told
him to go seek treatment. As I'm sure you are aware, paranoid
schizophrenia often goes diagnosed because sufferers are prejudiced against
treatment as a result of their illness. He obviously hasn't gotten any
thorazine, despite our encouragement. Got any more bright ideas? If you
can come up with a way to get this guy to a psychiatrist, I'm all for it.
As far as I can tell, though, the best we can do is to get him off our
newsgroup so *we* can have some peace of mind. Even that will be a
Live free or die! http://www.indefenseoffreedom.org/
Unless the government has a really excellent reason, anyone should be
allowed to possess, own, purchase, store, use, publish, say, or do
anything that does not cause demonstrable harm to another person without
that person's consent. "To fight terrorism" in the vague sense is not
even close to sufficient reason.