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Asylum Logic

During a visit to the mental asylum, a visitor asked Director Albert what the criterion was which defined whether or not a patient should be institutionalized. “Well,” said Albert, “we fill up a bathtub, then we offer a teaspoon, a teacup and a bucket to the patient and ask him or her to empty the bathtub.” “Oh, I understand,” said the visitor. “A normal person would use the bucket because it’s bigger than the spoon or the teacup.
“No.,” said Albert, “A normal person would pull the plug.” “Do you want a room with or without a view?”