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Response to MichMary (Reply #7)

Sun Jun 3, 2018, 11:09 AM

9. I've known people (mostly friend's parents) who suffered personality changes from severe TBI

The neurologists explained that much of the change would likely be permanent as opposed to similar injuries happening to children and adolescents, who still have considerable ability to heal and adapt those injured portions of the brain. One one passes into midlife, that ability is extremely limited or nil and even in ones 20s we have begun the process of losing brain cells that would diminish any remaining ability to replace injured nerve cells.

So, no.. I don't think it has bearing. She has always been a "cutting edge" (impulsive) comedian, but the blatant racism was not evident on her first go around in her career success and political views. Shocking audiences in the name of comedy? Yeah... I think the screeching Star Spangled Banner performance is clear evidence of that. But, I just think she was of a cohort of comedians who pushed the envelope to get attention.

Something has really changed the past two decades. Sad as I do think she had talent early on, even if she wasn't everyone's "cup of tea".

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