I hope you'll see that you too are free to think your way forward to a rewarding path that is uniquely your own.
This looks to me like a sign that science is catching up to the reality of autism.
Do you ever wonder why ancient humans spread over most of the planet? It was a very unusual thing to do. The only other large land mammal that has come close is the wolf, and they never managed to get to South America or Africa. Yet by at least 13,000 years ago, humans were on … Continue reading Autism | Were early humans autistic?
The trouble started with a discussion of the word 'numinous'.
But here is the question – why do social people, whose whole world seems to be built around play-acting with each other, admire someone who can't do that?
.....But Asimov wasn’t like that in spite of an autistic nature. No, he was happy because of his autistic nature.
If I was asked to choose the ten greatest scenes in literature, this one would be near the top.
Let's look at the enigmatic “Big Five Personality Traits" again. They aren't new. The idea began in United States Air Force in the 1950s, then psychologist J.M. Digman proposed the "five factor model" of personality in 1990. Human resource departments in large corporations have been using it for a long time to assess potential employees. … Continue reading Rescuing psychology | The Big Five Personality Traits | Shouldn’t it be the Big Ten?
I believe in aristocracy though.... Not an aristocracy of power... but of the sensitive, the considerate. …