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Re: Tom Vs Brooke

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  • Mary Jo Malo
    I agree. It s idealism and absolutism that fails us when we need to make important decisions. Also, it doesn t hurt to remember that Tom s
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 1, 2005
      I agree. It's idealism and absolutism that fails us when we need to
      make important decisions. Also, it doesn't hurt to remember that
      Tom's religion-philosophy's founder wrote science fiction first.
      Looks like he's taken a page from Mel Gibson. Mary

      --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, "bhvwd" <v.valleywestdental@m...>
      wrote:
      > In this ,the battle mimics the warriors. Brooke is well educated,
      > Tom is well partyed. Brooke speaks from a scientific perspective
      > while Tom speaks from a science fiction guru. We see a similar
      > stand off in this forum with the faith based lashing out at the
      > line existentialists from perspectives that violate reason and
      > possibility. I now see it as an ego fight with one side, like Tom,
      > refusing to admit a secondary status because he says so. Tom
      > defined Psychiatry in the weird terms of scientology and then
      > proclaims himself an authority over the medical speciality because
      > of his mastery of the mumbo/jumbo teachings. Tom is a
      > stupid ,spoiled brat who affronts things he does not understand
      with
      > the fury of confusion.
      > Brooke on the contrary is a well thought out person in the throes
      > of a difficult situation. I am sure she is also pampered but her
      > fine education and desperate situation have elevated her to a
      fine
      > preformer on the stage of reality. She openly admits she nearly
      > killed herself and her baby when she ceased taking her
      medication.
      > She has felt the hormonal tidal wave of post partum syndrome and
      > admits that medical science offered a temporary refuge. Now she is
      > alive and much improved and Tom is buffeted by a different set of
      > hormones and demons. Ego is a lying master. There is so much to
      know
      > and therefore even more to misunderstand. Those who have given
      > themselves over to a system of life are on a collision course with
      > that stark fact. If Tom is looking for the war of the worlds he
      has
      > found it from the wrong side. Bill
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