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MAD MADNESS
~ MAD      id+ | MAD IS BAD |
^u         id+ | ALTERED  UPSET or up set |
     CRAZE  FRANTIC  SENSELESS  EXCITED
     UNREASONABLE  INFATUATED  EXCESSIVELY FOND
     WILD  FURIOUS  ANGRY  EXCESSIVELY ENRAGED
     ply> | WHEN EMOTIONS OVERRULE REASON |
     med>  MAD or SICK FROM RABIES
           sp RABIA  = RABIES or HATE
           ukr         no word equivalent CLOSEST IS
              ZLYJ     IN BAD SHAPE
           sp          no word equivalent
              FURIOSO  FURY
~ MADNESS  as in MENTAL ILLNESS
           INSANE          see> PSYCHOSIS
           ALIEN
  id+ | THOUGHTS AND BEHAVIOR
        BEYOND ORDINARY LIMITS |
  hx> EMOTIONS AND FURY MAY LEAD TO
      TEMPORARY INSANITY AND HAVE BEEN USED AS
  A LEGAL DEFENSE PERHAPS FOR OVER A CENTURY
  MAD   may imply LACK OF HARMONY as in
  MANIA               sug> LUNACY
  lat INSANITAS = NOT SANE as in INSANE         sug> UNSTABLE
  ukr VARIAT      CRAZY  NOT NORMAL             sug> ECCENTRIC
      VARIATZIA   VARIATION                     sug> VARIANT
      DURAK       STUPID                        sug> STUPOR
     ZDURIV       CRAZY                         sug> BERSERK
     BOZHEVILNYJ  PSYCHOTIC                     sug> FRENZY
     BOZHE        GOD                           sug> RAGE
          VILNYJ  FREE                          sug> CHAOS
  ply> | MADNESS is a CRAZE or STUPOR or
         INSANE CHAOS in the RELATION with GOD |
  med> id+ | THE INSANE ARE FREE from HUMAN REASON or
             ALIENATED from CONSCIOUSNESS |
  note link with  DERANGEMENT  DELIRIUM  MANIA  and
  MELANCHOLY as in PENSIVE or MEDITATIVE  GLOOM  DEPRESSION
  lit+ ARISTOTLE [#] WAS PUZZLED WHY
       "... ALL MEN WHO ARE OUTSTANDING IN PHILOSOPHY
            POETRY OR THE ARTS ARE MELANCHOLIC  ..."
  hx> MANY ARTISTS SUFFERED FROM MOOD ABNORMALITIES AND
      SOME OF FRANK MADNESS    examples include
  Robert SCHUMANN [#]
  Virginia WOLF  [#]
  Herman MELVILLE [#] among others
  ply> | THIN IS THE LINE SEPARATING
         GENIUS FROM MONOMANIAC MELANCHOLIC MADNESS
  as if such ALTERNATING CRAZE was normal for
  A VARIANT ALIEN RACE |
  lit+ "... GREAT WITS ARE SURE TO MADNESS NEAR ALLIED
        AND THIN PARTITIONS DO THEIR BOUNDS DIVIDE ..."
        attr to John DRYDEN [#]             <maxim
  id+ perhaps CREATIVITY STEMS FROM
      EXTREMES OF BRAIN AROUSAL
      NORMAL OR NOT
  sc> NATURAL OR ARTIFICIAL DRUG STIMULANTS
      ARE MANIFEST BY THEIR EFFECTS ON
      SHAPING PERCEPTIONS AND BEHAVIOR  sug> HORMONES
  med> THE LINK BETWEEN CREATIVITY AND "MADNESS" IS
       INCREASINGLY EXAMINED BY GENETICISTS AND
  BY IMAGING STUDIES OF BRAIN BLOOD FLOW
  THE IDEA THAT CREATIVE PEOPLE HAVE AN EXCESS OF
  " MOOD DISORDERS " IS NOT NEW
  note PSYCHIATRIC INSTABILITY also known as
  " BIPOLAR DISORDER " to denote
  CYCLES OF DEPRESSION and MANIA
  consider MANIAC  MONOMANIAC  MANIACAL
           MANICOMIUM  PSYCHOSIS        

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