Emptyc swallowed that bitter pill of stupidity, ignorance, and judgmental hatred a long time ago. Knowing nothing about depression, or other mental illness, like bipolar, makes it easier for the ignorant to judge. Hmm, and there’s that “religious” slant to such judgments as well, which is self-explanatory.
Williams was simply a brilliant performer, with clinical depression, who saw the world as it was, and could still see humor in the absurd, and in his more serious roles, the horror within the human spirit that he actually rejected himself. He was a good man, and a good performer.