I don't want to be kidnapped and experience Stockholm Syndrome, unless we're talking Swedish Bikini Team and Old Milwaukee Beer. Nope, I learned about a French author named Stendhal today, and it's his syndrome I'm interested in. Now, much of his life seems very foreign to me, as he was a soldier, womanizer, syphilis sufferer, syphilis home remedy sufferer, and a "dandy and wit about town." He even took on Stendhal (the name of a town) as a single name nom de plume, like if I became Brookfield or Wauwatosa. Interesting person as a whole, but it's his "Stendhal Syndrome" that piqued my interest the most.

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