Friday, July 29, 2011

CombatWords 7/29/2011: Brain & Mind Damage

CombatWords 7/29/2011: Brain & Mind Damage

Have you ever slammed your head into a brick wall? Choked to unconsciousness? Blacked out while drinking? That’s the more ordinary sort of brain damage. Phineas Gage and Rosemary Kennedy are more extreme versions of brain damage—actual chunks of their brains were removed. Horrifying, but Anders Behring Breivik and Bin Laden are perhaps even more extreme—ideas damaged their minds.

I like incomplete things and people. So write about that.

Combat Expiration: 12am PST 8/1/2011

Critique Expiration: 12am PST, 8/3/2011

Bonuses/Penalties: +2 if posted by 7pm PST, 7/29/2011; +1 if posted by 2am PST, 7/30/2011. -1 if posted by 6am PST, 8/1/2011; -2 if posted by 12pm PST, 8/1/2011

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