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November 24, 2009



He understands English but responds in Flemish. I bet the facilitator understands English too.

60 Minutes, a news show, once tested this facilitated communication. They used a simple keyboard with "yes" and "no" keys, but didn't tell the facilitator which was which. You can guess what happened.

The news reports say he was in a "persistent vegetative state". I assumed that meant eyes closed and no REM.


Brings back memories of 'Johnny Got His Gun'...the 1971 original. I hate remakes...

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