You’re all mad

Interesting nuggets aplenty in the NPR interview with Paul Watson I linked to previously. Including this,

Are you saying being a war correspondent is a form of mental illness?
I think it is. I’ve spent enough time around people who do this a lot. In my opinion and I include myself foremost in this group is it’s a lot of misfits, people who are seeking self esteem through risk. The standard question is why do you do this. The standard answer is usually in pursuit of the truth. Well, anyone who has done this for any length of time doesn’t have to think very hard to see the truth is really not getting out. link

Well worth a listen.