euthanasia for autism is legit

This passage from an article about euthanasia in Belgium is amazing: Pierre Pol Vincke wishes his daughter Edith could have gotten that same relief — and perhaps continued to live. “She said, ‘Dad, you understand science, what could help me to die?” said Vincke, a biologist and amateur beekeeper in his garden in Ramillies, Belgium.…

in defense of mayim bialik

I read Mayim Bialik’s op-ed on Harvey Weinstein when it came out, and I don’t remember being especially offended by anything at the time. I was a little bit surprised at how much this pissed people off: I am honored to depict a feminist who speaks her mind, who loves science and her friends and…

klein aber doctor

I watched the trailer for The Good Doctor, which of course pissed me off. Thankfully, an autistic comrade has done the work entertainingly: I’ll add some commentary on this clip: I’m autistic and (barely) completed a PhD program. It was a psychology department, but we took neuroanatomy with the med students. When I informally visited…

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