Loved this post by Beatnic.
A ten year old child genius in conversation with a Professor of Philosophy:
Professor: “If you had to lose only one, would it be logic or emotion?”
Child genius (without hesitation): “Emotion, because then I wouldn’t feel unhappy.”
Professor: “Ah, but you wouldn’t feel happy either.”
Child genius: “Yes, but I wouldn’t care.”
A side point: Manic-depressives sometimes choose not to take their medicine because while it stops them being depressed, it also stops the incredible highs…