keeping up with dina

Dina is a really, really great movie about the essence of marriage: Dina is a middle-aged autistic lady on disability. Scott is a middle-aged autistic Walmart greeter. Neither of them have the social skills to be anything but sincere, which is why they’re such a cute couple. Dina’s been through some Bad Shit and been…

autism and nazism as inverse states of being

My reaction to Asperger’s Nazism was a bit this: She’s arguing from first principles, though. The details in Asperger’s Children do shed light on the creation of autism, in a way that’s pretty damning. The book puts Asperger in context, reconstructing his professional milieu. Who else was at conferences where he presented? What were they…

incels and choices

A somewhat disappointing trend is the feminist article castigating incels for their misogyny. Well…yeah, but it REALLY doesn’t help the cause for women to respond by emphasizing incels’ unattractiveness. Jill Richardson wrote a standard article in this genre: Want to attract women? Try not hating us. These are straight men who, frustrated by their lack…

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