.....if Hans Asperger were alive today, I think he would be interested in this idea that autism and other problematic versions of the human mind may represent hold-out survivors from the distant past.
Paranormal World | Children who speak of past lives | Let’s look at Dolon Champa Mitra again
..........this little girl whose statements speak of something immeasurably bigger than the world that we like to think we know.
Autism | ICD-11 | Is Asperger’s really gone?
I usually say to the child, “Congratulations, you have Asperger’s Syndrome”, .......
Rescuing Fiction and Non-Fiction | Darius Foroux and his 100 books for you to read.
What I'm going to give you here is not all of Foroux's 100 recommended books (there will be a link to them at the end), only those of the 100 that I have read, and why I think you should, or shouldn't read them. Here's my selection: (1) Meditations by Marcus Aurelius. One of Rome's … Continue reading Rescuing Fiction and Non-Fiction | Darius Foroux and his 100 books for you to read.
Rescuing Psychology | C. G. Jung (and me) vs the Jungians
The trouble started with a discussion of the word 'numinous'.
Rescuing psychology | The Big Five Personality Traits | Shouldn’t it be the Big Ten?
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?
Rescuing psychology | Simon and Garfunkel’s ‘I am a Rock’ | Incels and detachment
In The Shyness Guide, I make the case that detachment is a tool one can use to enter and explore the social world.
Rescuing psychology | socialization is good for us | but is it good for you?
What's good for some people sometimes isn't always good for everyone all the time.
Autism | People who don’t need People
Do you know the Barbara Streisand song......'People Who Need People'? - which said that such people are are the 'luckiest people in the world'?