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Bleeders in a world of sharp edges

My grandfather used to compare me to a cartoon character named Nippy, who was always mischievous and often wrong. Today we found out that many in the media who rushed to judgment about the cause of Robin Williams’ depression and suicide being attributable to relapsed substance abuse got it wrong. In a statement released Thursday, his widow Susan said: “Robin’s […]

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Depression is an affliction of the gifted

I certainly did not plan to post this morning, but given the news yesterday about the passing of a great talent, artist, and human being, I thought I would just throw out a few thoughts. It has been my observation that extremely intelligent people comprise a disproportionate percentage of those who suffer from clinical depression. […]

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