Raven wrote:One of the reasons I haven't been weighing in with my 2 cents is because I feel that the Earl was an alcoholic and in my mind that changes so much of who you are. So much of what he said was I feel the alcohol talking. I feel that when you are in an altered state (is that PC??) your senses are not as keen. I think he was brilliant in alot of ways, but his own life seemed more important then the lives of his family and wife. And let me add that his sickness from VD and the mercury poisoning would not help in the slightest. I am not saying that if you are an alcoholic you are a bad person. Just that you may react differently to a situation then if you did not drink. Of course this is my own experience talking......
thanks so much DITHOT and Liz for all the information, it is incredible!
I agree, Raven and he seems to know that at this point in his life, doesn't he? Not that he tries to change it and I think that is EM's frustration and EB as well, and maybe even Charles. They see what he could have been.