severed: forest of the dead

The most commonly used euphemistic definition of the word ‘crazy’ is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. This definition provides an easy way to illustrate a point to a friend who is stuck in a rut. It can also be therapeutically relevant as a way to talk to a borderline about the merits of Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Equally true is that with slight modification this definition is appropriate for the term ‘dumb ass’ as well.