Here is an article from The Atlantic. What it describes about famous American writers matches the pattern of excuses made for abusive behavior by Vajrayana Buddhist teachers.
Compare David Foster Wallace with Chogyam Trungpa.
In both cases, there was and still is no shortage of loyalists who excuse the misdeeds of both men, claiming both were geniuses, not accountable to ordinary standards of behavior.David Foster Wallace and the Dangerous Romance of Male Genius
A recent spate of #MeToo stories serves as yet another reminder of the centrifugal forces of talented men.
MEGAN GARBER MAY 9, 2018
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