Monday, April 09, 2007

The bathtub test (Thanks River)

> >The Bathtub Test...
> >
> >It doesn't hurt to take a hard look at yourself from time to time, and
> >should help get you started. During a visit to the mental asylum, a
> >asked the Director what the criteria was, which defined whether or not a
> >patient should be institutionalized.
> >
> >"Well," said the Director, "we fill up a bathtub, then we offer a
> >a teacup and a bucket to the patient and ask him or her to empty the
> >bathtub."
> >
> >"Oh, I understand," said the visitor. "A normal person would use the
> >because it's bigger than the spoon or the teacup."
> > "No." said the Director. The teaspoon, teacup and bucket are indicators
> >which define the level of insanity. A normal person would pull the plug.
> >you want a bed near the window?"

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