[FOM] mental illness and FOM (was: Question)
hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Fri Nov 28 07:46:33 EST 2008
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 02:03:14PM -0800, Charles Silver wrote:
> My pure guess is that he was probably suffering from some degree of
> mental illness even when he was young. Yet, not only did this not
> impair him, but it helped him mathematically.
Some forms of mental illness, specifically, obsessive-compulsive
behaviour, may even act as a major motivation for the study of FOM.
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