Re: Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead
The more high and might of us like to think that all a person is is their worst attribute or weakness.
You can still be disappointed or sad that one has passed without endorsing the faults.
Help them when they are living. Call attention to their actions constructively and use them as example but also respect that they are fully-formed beings with good and bad in them.
Yech, I can hear you misspelling words as you speak!