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There is no law in this country against being crazy. If somebody is delusional and even flagrantly psychotic, unless they’re an imminent danger to themselves or others, there’s nothing anybody can do.Clinical and forensic psychologist Laurence Miller • Discussing the situation with the South Carolina mom who attempted to drive her minivan (and her three children) into the ocean earlier this week. Ebony Wilkerson was taken into custody for a mental evaluation on Thursday, but she wasn’t taken in for one on Tuesday, after her sister expressed concerns to police. Police checked her out and found her lucid. Two hours later, she drove her vehicle into the ocean off the coast of Florida.
I was scared the Drill Sergeants would ask me why I wasn’t eating, or assume I was a privileged teen acting picky. I didn’t want to be noticed. Then, something struck me! It was as if that little light bulb turned on. I said to myself, “Whatever struggle you face here, no matter how difficult it is, remember that the animals on industrial farms have it worse. Remember that labor camps in North Korea are worse. Remember who you are and what you vowed you would never do is still a part of you today.” It was difficult, but I never let a piece of meat touch my paper tray ever again.What It’s Like To Be Vegan In The Military, The Dodo
We are extremely worried. We are doing all we can to get details. The news is very disturbing. We hope everyone on the plane is safe.Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi • Discussing the fate of a Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines flight which went missing early Saturday. The flight, carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members, likely went missing somewhere in the Vietnamese airspace. The situation comes just months after another Boeing 777 jet crashed at San Francisco International Airport, killing three.
Reached at his home in Temple City, Calif., Nakamoto acknowledged that many of the details in Newsweek’s report are correct, including that he once worked for a defense contractor. But he strongly disputes the magazine’s assertion that he is “the face behind Bitcoin.”Dorian S. “Satoshi” Nakamoto says he’s not the dude who founded Bitcoin, according to a lengthy Associated Press interview/stalking opportunity.