Three Identical Strangers

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Three Identical Strangers

Postby Silkyskills1 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:52 pm

Just watching this on Ch. 4. An incredible, moving programme surrounding the nature v nurture argument. If this subject is of interest to you I recommend watching it.
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Re: Three Identical Strangers

Postby BFCmaj » Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:05 pm

Just finished watching this. Very disturbing.
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Re: Three Identical Strangers

Postby TVC15 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:25 pm

Just watched it myself
Unbelievable and as said very disturbing

An example of the arrogance of some of the elite intellectual heiarchy who think they can do anything in the name of “research”. As one of the brothers said they were treated like lab rats.
This should have led to criminal prosecution.
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Re: Three Identical Strangers

Postby IanMcL » Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:17 am

Watched it. Makes you wonder if missing your identical twin/triplet during your formative years, resulted in the mental health/psychological issues.

Very sad that one of the triplets took his own life, despite the pleasure of finding his brothers.

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Re: Three Identical Strangers

Postby JohnDearyMe » Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:39 pm

Fascinating watch. Found the lead psychiatrist's assistant to be quite chilling with her lack of remorse.

Reminded me of an excellent documentary i saw about the children in 70s/80s Argentina who had been stolen from their left wing parents during the time of the military junta and were now been reunited with their biological families. It's on YouTube for anyone interested

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Re: Three Identical Strangers

Postby Inchy » Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:13 pm

Truely awful what happened.

My dad (bigdave48) and his non identical twin brother we’re adopted together from a catholic Work house over Rossendale way in the late 40s.

Something like this could have happened to him. Maybe it did because my dad is short and fat and my uncle is tall and slim. Maybe there are two other Laurel and Hardy brothers knocking about

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