Re: Define mental illness?
|From:||John Cowan <cowan@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, May 19, 1999, 13:26|
Nik Taylor wrote:
> > it's a ridiculous thing to attach personal importance to
> > as it has nothing to do with one's actual person, but rather with one's
> > physiology.
This argument proves too much. Unless you are a dualist, everything
in the personality has a physiological correlate, though not necessarily
the same correlate from person to person. When Einstein devised the
theory of relativity, that was a physiological event: should he have
attached no personal importance to it?
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)