sathyasaibaba, Munchausen and sick fantasies
Posted by robertpriddy on April 2, 2009
Gerald Joe Moreno and the Munchhausen syndrome. More comic relief for curious readers from Mr. Moreno in the form of this:-
Provoked by being called a proxy defender of Sathya Sai Baba and his Organization, which he most certainly is according to much English common usage, Joe Moreno sought succor in his accustomed on-line dictionary definitions. Checking this, the word ‘proxy’ yielded, among much else, the Munchhausen syndrome. So – this would-be budding amateur psychiatrist [without any qualifications] must have thought – ‘I can just as well imply strongly that Pittard and Priddy are suffering from that’, but I shall not say so outright’. So this self-proclaimed “researcher” and “neutral observer” Joe Moreno, again avoided any factual evidence pro or con and creatively made another of his under-achieving schoolboy-level taunts.It is almost superfluous to point out his total lack of balance, insight, consistency and honesty… it glares everywhere at all but (Sai-) blinded readers from his own pages.
Munchhausen was a famous literary fabulator of fantastic claims and stories. One must admit, however, that he was nowhere near Sathya Sai Baba in the magnitude and falsity of his claims (no one who lived ever was) and perhaps not even as inventive as some Sai followers in their fantasy-packed perceptions, interpretations and beliefs.
Moreno’s technique of debate shows itself to be, that – having almost nothing true or tenable to say, shout almost anything as loud and as often as possible (i.e. by Internet means) – that way he may drown out the oppositions by shouting out that it is them who are shouting.
Further, Moreno has written that Robert Priddy, Barry Pittard and Brian Steel are all septuagenarians. Pittard is not yet 70 by a long shot. With his boast of accurate research and making mountains out of molehill errors of this kind, Moreno should be more careful. He is an ageist – having also called me ‘prematurely senile’ and ‘half-senile’ which – unlike Sathya Sai Baba now – I am most certainly not. He bases this on a few lesser slips of my pen. He makes many such errors – too many to waste time commenting on – but never admits nor corrects his errors, while I always correct and admit my former errors in many blogs and pages. He claims that I never correct or admit anything… that is his technique all along. So….