Posted by ed_uk2010 on February 19, 2012, at 14:12:14
In reply to Re: opportunity to support europerep, posted by Dr. Bob on February 19, 2012, at 1:34:07
> > It's an interesting thing, tolerating distorted views of reality, because someone else believes them.
> > How much can we tolerate because we know someone is not well?
> > It's an important thing I think.
> > There's schizophrenia in my family, not dealt with well at all, so it interests me.
> > I'm not sure that the request is about supporting Dr. Bob's views. It could be about supporting each other when we react strongly, so that we might do it as respectfully as possible.
> I see it as tolerating *different* views of reality -- which is of course harder if we're convinced our view is right and the other's is distorted. More generally, it's about accepting others who are different. Has anyone here been considered different and wanted instead to be accepted?
That's true, but Lou also needs to accept other people's views and respect that not everyone will want him to post his view on their threads.