The Null Device
Hey Mr. Taliban:
A piece in the Hindustan Times claims that Mullah Omar, the chief of the
suffers from brain seizures
, locking himself away for days at a time,
with the official line being that he is having visions.
He is also said to suffer from bouts of depression alternating with
childlike behaviour. Then again, there's a good precedent for that kind of
thing among Holy Men; St. Paul, the founder of the Christian church, apparently
suffered from similar seizures, and doesn't the Bible tell believers to be
like a child? (Not to mention the Borges story in which a madman is used as
a judge in a religious court, on the grounds that the insane are in touch with
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