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Ran into a guy I had not seen for 3-4 years.  He was unusual when I knew him before but now had real difficulty putting pieces together. Among other things it made me wonder how many posters on this forum were in similar situations, age related mental decline due to early/mid? stage illness.

 

Would help explain the high levels of mis-information and confusion encountered not infrequently.

 

Or is it alcohol and drugs?

 

With metta.

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It’s the Somchai effect. It will get you eventually.

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On 11/14/2019 at 5:05 PM, Orton Rd said:

So where does the compassion and understanding come into it?

Understanding whether it is old age disease, substance abuse or just an <deleted> hole or other cause would for many determine the level of compassion one felt or offered in response.  Example most would have some compassion for one suffering an illness.  Less so for an <deleted>.

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Sounds like you are making excuses for us all being grumpy and cantankerous.

 

wife is always threatening to record me as she says I say things then deny I said them.

I mean come on, thats normal.

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On 11/16/2019 at 12:24 AM, donnacha said:


Air pollution has a neurological impact. A series of minor strokes can go unnoticed but cause a significant reduction in cognitive ability. The other impacts of prolonged exposure to high levels of air pollution, including a decline in lung and heart efficiency, can also have a knock-on affect on mental ability. 

Some guys who have been in Chiang Mai for many years no longer have enough money to get out during the burning season. Sadly, these are also the guys least likely to have good health insurance.

 

 

I wish more people could see this post. You’re spot on and too many blow off air pollution with an argument about automobile pollution or cigarettes. The air in North Thailand  is toxic and unhealthy most of the year. 

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4 minutes ago, dcnx said:

I wish more people could see this post. You’re spot on and too many blow off air pollution with an argument about automobile pollution or cigarettes. The air in North Thailand  is toxic and unhealthy most of the year. 

You have to admit years of substance abuse cigarettes, wine beer and spirits, can have a rather significant impact on ones health, perhaps those types should not choose to live in city where carbon monoxide as part of their daily intake also adds complications.

 

In your view I guess those of us who live outside northern Thailand are free of such worry, so thank you for your encouraging words. I am pleased I will remember them for a long time.

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I see Bangkok air quality today is poor. I wonder if the movement of traffic contributes to the kicking up of particles continually recycling them until a good breeze removes them?

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3 hours ago, dcnx said:

The air in North Thailand  is toxic and unhealthy most of the year. 

For some people maybe.

Tell it to my MIL. Been here 85 years. Still healthy

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19 minutes ago, canthai55 said:

For some people maybe.

Tell it to my MIL. Been here 85 years. Still healthy

Yeah in London loads of yuppies and mils have moved into poor suburbs driving out the locals and now moaning about 'pollution' and 'air quality'. Never bothered people before but generation pantywaist are just soft moaners cos its an eco issue they think they have the right to tell people what to but they still drink, vape and spoke dope which is bad  for their health.

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34 minutes ago, canthai55 said:

For some people maybe.

Tell it to my MIL. Been here 85 years. Still healthy

 

I have never seen a Thai person complain about health. My ex wife best friend died of bone cancer at 30 and her biggest problem was not to be a burden to her family. 

 

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