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Praetorianus December 14th, 2015 6:15am

Imagine a friend has a benign delusion. He thinks he's an alien orphan left on the doorstep by aliens from the Epsilon Eridani system. He doesn't accept his parents as his "real" parents. Do you argue with him about it?

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Wes28 CBus
12/14/15 6:54 pm

Sounds an awful lot like something else... πŸΈβ˜•οΈ

presrvd Phoenix
12/14/15 2:55 pm

I'm not sure there would be a point to argue, and if there was, to what end?

catpillow Florida West Coast
12/14/15 11:59 am

You really can't argue with that kind of thinking.

asia
12/14/15 6:42 am

Arguing would be futile. Ignore them and call the medics when they get to the point of being injurious to others or themselves.

Epsilon Eridani is just another name for the insane asylum.

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dlaw4570
12/14/15 5:54 am

The boy needs help...

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rons WOKE is sick
12/14/15 5:37 am

Get him a nice roll of aluminum foil.

Arbiter7
12/14/15 5:08 am

When you said Epsilon Eridani, I thought it was gonna be a Halo reference. That system is pretty important there.

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Liberty 4,032,064
12/14/15 2:18 am

But I'm not even friends with Dennis Kucinich...

jmw7477 Indiana
12/14/15 1:34 am

My mother-in-law thinks she's half alien and that one of her brothers is half demon.

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PrinceOberyn ANCIENT CITY STYLE
12/14/15 12:29 am

I would if it meant the result would be getting something I needed etc. No Chris Haversham, you are not a ghoul! The wasteland is full of goddamn Sunset Sasperilla, but you cannot find one mirror!? I should not need a speech skill that high for this!

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Praetorianus Fair enough.
12/14/15 12:56 am

Haha, my system censored a word starting with a g and ending with an n, now what could that be?

RJ1969 SoCal
12/14/15 12:17 am

Does he sound like he's from Epsilon Eridani? That's an easy tell.

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Praetorianus Fair enough.
12/14/15 1:53 am

Don't forget the smell, as in BO, I mean garlic dipped in Nutella is pretty telling 😎

LostTexan42 Deal With It
12/13/15 11:46 pm

I couldn't be friends with someone like that. Just like I couldn't be friends with someone who says Sandy Hook was a hoax.

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JJJSchmidt San Marcos
12/13/15 11:22 pm

Much like religion, neither of us can prove anything and I'll never convince him otherwise. So as long as he's not hurting anyone, why would I bother?

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Praetorianus Fair enough.
12/13/15 11:20 pm

Meh, I'd see it as a sort of a challenge. I'd ask if he's ready for a DNA (paternity/maternity) test though he'd probably refuse.

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FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
12/14/15 4:37 am

"My DNA was programmed to mutate. Of course it matches 'my parents.'"