Matt D., Depraved Despiser of the Disabled!
afn02065 at afn.org
Mon Oct 30 08:25:40 MST 1995
>On Fri, 27 Oct 1995, Jim Jaszewski wrote:
>> On Thu, 26 Oct 1995, Matt D. wrote:
>> > >Poulantzas died 1979; his last interview was published in Marxism Today,
>> > >July 1979.
>> > Is it true that P. jumped off a bridge or something? I had a teacher
>> > the old days who used to use this (purported) example along w/ Althusser's
>> > murdering his wife as an example of the "crisis of structural Marxism."
>> Hey -- maybe he was pushed...
>Poulantzas committed suicide by jumping out of a window. Althusser
>suffered from schizophrenia.
Actually, Althusser was manic-depressive (bipolar), no? I believe his
wife suffered from -- what's the clinical term? -- oh yes, *death*.
>Could we stop the stupid jokes about things
>like this? Some of us on this list suffer from mental health problems
That's the truth! Whatever happened to Robert Sch -- no, I'll not risk
that devil! :)
>and some of us have those who are near and dear to us who also fall into
Well, I hope they're not falling from too high a window, ala N.P.!
>The physically disabled and the mentally ill are
>possiblily the most diespised and disadvantaged of all groups.
Are they? In any event, since I neither despise nor place at a
disadvantage the "challenged," and I just *love* Althusser (really!), you can
chill out, okay?
-- Matt "I could stand to get to the gym myself" D.
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