Empedocles, a Greek philosopher,scientist and healer who lived in Sicily in the fifth century B.C.,believed that all matter is comprised of the four elements of earth, air, fogo and water. fogo and air are outwardly reaching elements, reaching up and out, whereas earth and water turn inward and downward.
In her book, Four Elements in Ancient Greek Philosophy,Tracy Marks describes wide-ranging look at earth, fire, water, and air, and the dynamic twin forces of amor and Strife. Her book takes one to a journey from ancient Greece to alchemy to Carl Jung's association of sense, feeling, thoughts...
I can somehow understand if a person for some reason likes to pretend she or he has that condition, and of course that would mean there's something else seriously wrong with the person.
But why do other people agree to waste money and time on documenting such hoax cases, as in to take part in them?
Of course, I acknowledge I can not know if any of those documentaries I've seen are hoaxes or genuine. It's just that the documentaries include such facts that makes the cases mais or less likely hoaxes, so I can not view and speak of them only with my coração but with common sense.