Probably a little less than 15 years ago when my children were little and we were all living in Swarthmore, PA I saw this hysteria first hand. When you have a lot of little kids over there is always the chances of accidents occurring. One time I was walking by the bathroom and noticed a disturbing smell. Well, it turns out that multiple children had used the toilet without flushing it. The problem? They were fearful that we were running out of water. Absurd. This was in very green southeastern Pennsylvania. Anyway, I was reminded of that story when I saw this
PSYCHIATRISTS have detected the first case of "climate change delusion" - and they haven't even yet got to Kevin Rudd and his global warming guru.
Writing in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, Joshua Wolf and Robert Salo of our Royal Children's Hospital say this delusion was a "previously unreported phenomenon".
"A 17-year-old man was referred to the inpatient psychiatric unit at Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne with an eight-month history of depressed mood . . . He also . . . had visions of apocalyptic events." . . . .
Labels: Environment, GlobalWarming