Re: crazy people/Re: explination of feminist perspective

Bob Green (
Mon, 7 Apr 1997 21:28:25 +1000


Regarding your reply:

>Dear Bob-
>Interesting question. I'll have to give this some thought.
>But, in the interest of furthering the conversation, so that I can learn
>too, I'll say that I do agree, generally, with your the proposation
>> craziness and effective communication (are)
>> are the opposite poles of one construct....
>Please note that (a) I am not sure what you mean by 'construct,' and (b)
>I am referring to 'demonstrated incapacity,' not merely 'unwillingness'
>or 'physical inability,' to coordinate action, as 'craziness.'

Regarding (a) I am referring to a construct in terms of a bipolar construct
as defined by George Kelly. The suggested construct "craziness and
effective communication" is my interpretation of your post rather than a
construct I use.

Regarding (b) it would appear from your brief comment that 'demonstrated
incapacity' is not a matter of will/volition nor a physical inability. What
do you see as causing incapacity and do you conceive it as temporary or as


Bob Green