crackbrained


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insanely irresponsible

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Ellison's preface to Madmoments explains that its title "answers a twofold purpose." If the reaction to the book is unfavorable it may be taken in its everyday Sense, as indicating a crackbrained Person; and indeed if we adopt the common measurerule of mindsoundness, which is based on the mode of thinking and acting of the Generality, Sentiments and Opinions and Standards, so different from those of everyday Life, and particularly presentday Life, must necessarily lead the Reader to judge of the writer, as a Fool.
Nowadays, alas, the word 'art' seems to be applied to all kinds of crackbrained schemes.
If one of the partners have a tendency to behave in a flipped out way it can really leave the other party crackbrained.
It is much too early to say whether the process of engagement Crooke has nurtured will go down in history as a turning point in the West's understanding of Islam or as yet another crackbrained attempt at dialogue with people who are not very reasonable.
The problem was even explored on an episode of The L Word, when Bette's position as the curator of a modern art museum in Los Angeles was called into question by a crackbrained right-winger intent on drowning out the real issues with a drumbeat of anti-lesbian rhetoric.