the punishment for autistic do-gooding is head trauma

The full explanation of events is here. An atypical “vacation” Lovelace is a university educated Portland engineer with experience in mechanical engineering, software engineering and business information systems. Lovelace was on vacation in Detroit, a childhood holiday spot with pleasant associations. While camping nearby, however, they did not engage in typical “tourist” activities – activities…

donald trump is mark wahlberg’s fault

There’s been a tremendous amount of hand-wringing about Donald Trump and the so-called alt-right “normalizing racism.” That is in fact their goal, and they’re succeeding at it marvelously. But why? Why is it that the alt-right can recruit through humor? Video games and nerd culture –> 4chan –> racist memes for the lulz –> racism,…

yes, autism defines me

I recently saw a local paper cover a Temple Grandin talk. Temple Grandin is considered the most accomplished and well-known adult with autism in the world, having earned a doctoral degree in animal science, developing the facilities in which half the cattle are handled in the United States, and sharing about autism through writing and…

emily cutler on autism and bpd

This is one of the best articles on BPD I’ve ever read.  In it, Emily Cutler notes some similarities with autism: I thought about my friends in the Autistic community, who share many of my experiences being seen as weird, awkward, and overly emotional. Most Autistic people spend their whole lives being told they need…

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