Sat, 18 Sep 1999 02:41:23 -0700 (PDT)
- "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" <email@example.com>
> Damien Broderick wrote:
> > <...take `anjing gila' they want to kill people
> everywhere. They
> > do not even recognise their own father or mother.
> They just kill. That's
> > why they call it `crazy dog' pill." >
> > (Age, Thurs 16 Sept, p. 13)
> > Could be a rural myth, of course, but sounds like
> something tuned to the
> > amygdala.
> I think it is a rural myth. That kind of battle
> madness is built into
> the human neurology. A pill is entirely
> unnecessary. Just something
> made up by people who rather wouldn't believe in the
> dark side of the
> mind, I suppose.
There can be plenty of things in the human mind that
can be enhanced by chemical or social means.
A neurological factor does not disprove the drugs
It is something which should be checked into, with a
view to counteracting it.
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