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  •  Did You See How George Carlin Went Downhill? (1+ / 0-)
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    Before he died his performance was like "Fuck you all, I've wasted my life on you idiots."  So often, there's a definite change in personality that happens in the last two years of life.

    There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

    by bernardpliers on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 11:13:44 AM PDT

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    •  I wouldn't use Carlin's performance style (0+ / 0-)

      as a gauge of his personality having changed.  I'd want to know how he behaved in personal interactions.

      There is indeed sometimes a profound shift in personality during the end of someone's life.  That doesn't seem likely for this lady at age 69, though.

    •  I used to work with elders. That is not my (5+ / 0-)

      experience if they are healthy. Quite a sweeping statement
      "so oten there is a the last two yrs of life".

      I guess if you have health problems or some sort of dementia. But age itself is not causal just correlated sometimes.

    •  Other probably reasons for that (1+ / 0-)
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      Repeated heart surgeries, and then substance abuse. He wasn't all that old when he died.

      “Texas is a so-called red state, but you’ve got 10 million Democrats here in Texas. And …, there are a whole lot of people here in Texas who need us, and who need us to fight for them.” President Obama

      by Catte Nappe on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 11:43:43 AM PDT

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      •  Heart Surgery, Rx Pain Killers > Big Changes (2+ / 0-)
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        Something like 15% of heart surgery patients have some sort of "event" that can leave them with amnesia, personality change, and impaired functioning that can last months.

        Also, prescription pain killers create exactly the sort of braying "mean drunk" personality that is sort of a Republican stereotype like Rush Limbaugh.  Everyone is "stupid," everything is "hysterical," they keep going back to ancient grudges because they have no short term memory, and they keep laughing at their own dumb comments for the millionth time.  That's what that hillbilly heroin does.

        There’s always free cheddar in a mousetrap, baby

        by bernardpliers on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 12:20:11 PM PDT

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    •  i thought he got more brilliant (1+ / 0-)
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      Jim Domenico

      radical and disgusted, and smarter than ever

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