autism and the cult of leadership

A guy named Ken Gosnell just wrote in Forbes about “What My Son With Autism Taught Me About Being A CEO.” Gosnell describes himself as the “Chief Servant Officer” of CEO Experience, the kind of management consulting company that holds “executive retreats”, uses cutting-edge technology to deliver a made-up “leadership score”, and posts on its…

kwame appiah’s identity obfuscations

Kwame Appiah is an English/Ghanian “cosmopolitan” philosopher at NYU. The first time I wrote about him, it was because he couldn’t wrap his head around the idea that there’s discrimination against autistic people, based on invoking Simon Baron-Cohen and not doing the slightest amount of background research. Threw the idea of affirmative action for autistic…

what does nat berman know about med school?

I don’t know Nat Berman’s personal connection to autism, if any, but I didn’t like his opinions on The Good Doctor, expressed here. Many people have praised the show, saying that it shows autism in a more positive light and proves that people who are on the autism spectrum are capable of doing great things.…

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