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madman

A regional slang term for phencyclidine (PCP), which refers to the frenetic response typically associated with its use.
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Madmen is written from the author's experience in prison between 1967-1970, the period of Civil War in Nigeria and the play has been described variously by critics as pessimistic, absurdist and obscure in diction.
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There's a great contrast between the silence of the Nordics and the bedlam of the madmen. The castaway sees many of them emerging from the hold, as though advised by some mysterious instinct, or perhaps by incredibly stupid demons evoked without cause.
While Jonson invested in the power of the poet and his theater to "cure" social madness (especially the "humours" of London's citizens), Shakespeare contends that madmen (especially his transparently Jonsonian Malvolio) are ultimately deserving of our pity, and that it is perhaps the gallants/poets themselves who need curing.
The United States will not be able to preempt the ravings of every madman, but it can see to it that it does not send thousands of people into the arms of such madmen.
The question is not just stopping madmen. It is finding ways to deprive them of the context that makes it possible.
For the sake of ALL victims of the madmen and thugs in our midst, that system has to be changed.
In any case, there are certainly a number of other candidates for a list of "Middle East madmen" that would be much harder to explain away and we will know real progress has been made in acquainting American readers with the realities of the Middle East when it is possible to include without fear of retribution (or lawsuits) the likes of Ariel Sharon among them.
BILLY PACKER, comparing famous madmen in basketball: "Bob Knight throws chairs.
To resolve disputes between patients and insurers, he has called for an "arbitrary panel" Describing the need for a strong defense, he replied, "there is madmen in the world and there are terror." On another occasion, he promised to "use our technology to enhance uncertainties abroad." When first asked by reporters why he hadn't denounced Bob Jones University's anti-Catholicism and its then-opposition to interracial dating, he said "I did denounce it ...
Death and the Kings Horseman and Madmen and Specialists he reads as "idealist illusion," as anti-progressive fatalism, and as "reconciliation with the status quo." Olaniyan's summary of Osofisan's critique calls to witness the potential of dialectically mediated ritual, present in The Road and The Strong Breed, to serve the revolutionary purpose which Death and the King's Horseman and Madmen and Specialists fail to achieve.