This is another brief piece mostly consisting of links, but interesting
they are - and I think I crosspost this to the new forum as well, that's
as yet a bit private but very nice and very promising (*)
- and indeed my title is fully justified:
This is the link to the beginning of what seems a very good documentary
about ME, with - parts from - interviews present of some of the key
persons involved with the science of ME, like professor Malcolm Hooper
and Dr. Judy Mikovits.
And here is a link for Dutch readers to a part of Hillary
Johnson's Osler's Web site
To explain it for those without Dutch, I take the freedom of quoting the
present opening words of Hillary Johnson's site:
And her Osler's Web site
contains a lot of interesting things in English about and around ME and
about her career - Rolling Stone and other journalism - and other
That was the film and the ME - and now for poetry, mathematics and
This is an excellent piece by Joel E. Cohen on precisely what the
title says - and its also real poetry and real mathematics (mind you!).
It also has some quite amazing mathematical theorems, generalizations,
patterns, and questions.
I wrote about the relation between poetry and mathematics here, in Dutch:
Een klein beetje Principia
Mathematica poŽzie (= A little bit of Principia Mathematica poetry), but
Joel E. Cohen goes much further and deeper.
P.S. There is much more (*)
I could say, also about forums, their ways and effects, but I won't, now.
As to ME/CFS (that I prefer to call ME):
1. Ten reasons why ME/CFS is a real disease by a professor
of medicine of Harvard.
2. Long essay by a professor emeritus of medical chemistry about
maltreatment of ME.
3. Explanation of what's happening around ME by an investigative
4. Report to Canadian Government on ME, by many medical experts.
5. Advice to psychiatrist by a psychiatrist who understands ME is an
6. English mathematical genius on one's responsibilities in the matter
of one's beliefs:
is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon
7. A space- and computer-scientist takes a look at psychology.
8. Malcolm Hooper puts things together status 2010.
me! alas, pain, pain ever, forever!
No change, no pause, no hope! Yet I endure.
I ask the Earth, have not the mountains felt?
I ask yon Heaven, the all-beholding Sun,
Has it not seen? The Sea, in storm or calm,
Heaven's ever-changing Shadow, spread below,
Have its deaf waves not heard my agony?
Ah me! alas, pain, pain ever, forever!"
- (Shelley, "Prometheus Unbound")
"It was from this time that I developed my way of judging the
Chinese by dividing them into two kinds: one humane and one not. "
ME -Documentation and
ME - Resources
ME - Resources
needs is a Work In Progress that hasn't progressed today.
(*) Except for some quite sad personal news, not
fit for this place, and not about me personally but about someone I
feel quite close to (for reasons that are rather deep).