From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Al Borowski)
Subject: Re: Human Experimentation : Another attempt to kill ?
Date: 9 Dec 2002 00:03:42 -0800
References: <email@example.com> <3DF3BBE2.9F521998@mfi.net>
NNTP-Posting-Date: 9 Dec 2002 08:03:42 GMT
Mike Poulton wrote in message news:...
> 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.
I honestly don't think news2020 is suffering from mental problems. I
subscribe to the theory that (s)he is a final year uni student
conduction a social experiment. All their replies are thought out very
carefully. It's like (to quote another poster) they poke an anthill
with a stick, watch what happens, then give it another poke when
things die down. Notice we had no posts for a while after someone
first voiced this theory...
News2020, if this is correct, please post here when the experiment is
On the other hand, if really believe what you are saying, please talk
to your friends or family about it. They may be able to help.