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Subject: Re: Albert Innaurato
From: Kenneth Bleeth <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Kenneth Bleeth <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 1 Oct 2017 00:34:12 +0000
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Agreed. De mortuiis nil nisi bonum.

On Sat, Sep 30, 2017 at 7:26 PM Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> To those who chose to accentuate the negative -
>
> I received several private notes expressing surprise, and, in a couple of
> cases, shock, that I had praised Albert in my comments.
>
> Well, I chose to accentuate the positive, which is at least as large a
> part of his legacy as is the dark side of a very complex personality.
> Those among us who were his targets, and no one was  a bigger target
> than I, retain our anger and our axes, but no one will care, in the
> end, because his legacy will sustain itself on his brilliance, to the
> extent that anyone will care in days ro come.
>
> He was a genius, and he was a madman who could not reconcile his
> talents with his failures, I think. But, as one of you opined to me,
> privately, "we will never know if his inability to duplicate that
> incredible
> early success led to his personality disorder, or, if that disorder was the
> cause of his inability to sustain his early success". It is a very
> interesting question, and it is a question that will never be answered.
>
> He is at peace, and t doesn't much matter!
>
> Bob
>
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