After watching the movie, "A Beautiful Mind", Dr. John Forbes Nash Jr. seems to have alot in common with Alice from Alice in Wonderland, Wendy from Peter Pan, and Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz in that he had an out of body experience with imaginary friends.
“…people with mental illness are suffering.” – John Forbes Nash Jr., the mathematician who inspired “A Beautiful Mind” - More at: http://quotespictures.net/20320/people-with-mental-illness-are-suffering-john-forbes-nash-jr-the-mathematician-who-inspired-a-beautiful-mind
John Forbes Nash, Jr. (born June 13, 1928) Nobel Prize Winner in mathematics, has faced a lifelong battle with schizophrenia. He was known as the “Phantom of Fine Hall” at Princeton where his reclusive, ghost like figure could be seen roaming around, leaving messages of his mathematical genus on the boards of empty classrooms. His struggle was well documented in the book "A Beautiful Mind," by Sylvia Nasar which was later made into a movie by the same name.
John Forbes Nash Jr. and his wife, Alicia Nash, in 2002....John F. Nash Jr., a mathematician who shared a Nobel Prize in 1994 for work that greatly extended the reach and power of modern economic theory and whose decades-long descent into severe mental illness and eventual recovery were the subject of a 2001 film, “A Beautiful Mind,” was killed (with his wife, Alicia) in a car crash Saturday in New Jersey. He was 86. ..