--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Peter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > I spoke to my psychology class about this. Mel's > behavior is a great example of what happens when > there's no ego, no superego and only id. This is not > how Mel "really" feels, it's just his id running the > show. All of us would have some very brutal things to > say if we were as sh*tfaced as Mel was.
Could you give us a rough idea how your class felt: first, how many in the class, how many sympathized, how many outraged, etc. > > --- shempmcgurk <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > I found this view of the Gibson affair -- quite > > different from the > > Hitchens one -- that also makes a very good point. > > > > > > This is an excerpt of the full piece found at > > birdofparadise.blog > > > > Don't Forget that Mel Gibson Was Drunk > > Mel Gibson was arrested for drunk driving the other > > day. The police > > who arrested him described his uncooperative > > behavior, his repeated > > use of the "f**k" word and his making several > > clearly anti-Semitic > > statements. > > > > Apparently, this somehow "proves" that Mel Gibson is > > an anti-Semite. > > > > No it doesn't. All it proves is that Mel Gibson was > > drunk. > > > > If (let's imagine) that Mel Gibson's outburst is > > proof of his anti- > > semitism then the circumstances of his arrest would > > also prove > > that . . . > > > > --Mel Gibson is an advocate of expressing anger in > > public places; > > that > > --Mel Gibson believes that it is good and right to > > resist arrest; > > that > > --Mel Gibson feels that it is OK to drive while > > intoxicated; that > > --Mel Gibson, deep, deep down, approves of resisting > > police officer. > > > > No one in their right mind would draw these > > conclusions about Mel > > Gibson from his behavior and actions the night of > > his arrest. > > > > > > > > > > > > To subscribe, send a message to: > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > Or go to: > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ > > and click 'Join This Group!' > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around > http://mail.yahoo.com > To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/