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Re: [Gnumed-devel] Kirk afraid of women ?

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] Kirk afraid of women ?
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 22:33:51 +0100
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On Thu, Jan 03, 2008 at 08:41:19AM -0800, James Busser wrote:

>>> Supposedly he is suffering from: Fear of women looking better than him
>>> and it is clinically relevant.
>> Is that even possible ?
> I don't know the character Denny Crane very well, but I am guessing that 
> for him, the fear may not not possible (even while, given his advancing 
> years,  women *can* actually look better than him).
Either way he'll forget about it anyways due to his
suffering of Mad Cow Disease, I mean Alzheimer's.

> On the other hand Kirk, while as vain Crane, and *mostly* confident, is 
> sometimes allowed to behave in a conflicted and uncertain fashion even only 
> when under alien influence. And, of course, he has on at least one episode 
> had his body taken over by a woman. Therefore, I think this character has 
> the capacity to fear women looking better than him. The irony is that he 
> has nothing to fear because, in the world inhabited by Kirk, even from the 
> view of "straight" men, it is implausible that women could *actually* look 
> better than him. :-)
> Even if the fear was normally manageable, and did not normally interfere 
> with Kirk's daily functioning, as captain a lot of responsibility is 
> carried, entitling Bones to keep an eye on it and therefore justifying 
> labeling it clinically relevant.


Isn't it scary how international trivial media soaps are ?

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