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 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Elliot Rodger killings- attempt to link autism

Posted: 28 May 2014, 1:44 am 

Replies: 40
Views: 6,009


i read the manifesto (it would actually be hilarious if it wasn't for the ending), the pathological sense of entitlement seemed like the main problem. and it was completely non-sensical. he expected women to just show up, date him and have sex, even though he didn't like talking to them, didn't like...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Simon Baron-Cohen: Aspergers Less Empathetic than Psycopaths

Posted: 28 May 2014, 1:08 am 

Replies: 111
Views: 7,541


I think there's a lot of taking perverse pride in being 'unemotional', 'non-empathic' etc, wearing these alleged ASD qualities as a badge of honour. Which is understandable and common across human experience - taking what is used to denigrate and dismiss one as less/lacking/not 'normal', and making...

 Forum: Autism Politics, Activism, and Media Representation   Topic: Simon Baron-Cohen: Aspergers Less Empathetic than Psycopaths

Posted: 28 May 2014, 12:11 am 

Replies: 111
Views: 7,541


@gonewild that pain theory is very interesting. i feel there is something to it, but i'm not sure on the specifics. i do think i probably feel more of a physical toll on my body than the "average" person when i experience emotions, good or bad. the pain theory could be why some people say that autis...

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: Am I the most pathetic person on here?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014, 4:21 am 

Replies: 15
Views: 1,596


the few jobs i've had were all terrible and left me too wiped to do anything else - and they were part time! so it could be worse. :P :) tbh, i try to spend as much of my time making things and learning things as possible and i feel super lucky that i have the time to do that! i'm much less depresse...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: is wrongplanet not the right planet for me either?

Posted: 04 Apr 2014, 2:44 am 

Replies: 70
Views: 3,784


i find the internet can be much more alienating than real life. i mean, there are the autistic people that invade your personal space and comfort zone and there are the the ones that are more withdrawn/introspective. online, it seems like the type of people (autistic or not) that get in your face th...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Anyone else find pseudocode weird, counterintuitive, etc.?

Posted: 08 Feb 2014, 10:27 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 6,145


You can't convert it into the language of your choice. Try taking some non-trivial pseudocode and converting into Ruby, Erlang, Prolog, Java, Haskell, Befunge. Languages are different. A simple thing like a looping construct has no direct equivalent in Prolog. In Erlang you would solve many problem...

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Do you think "hypersexuality" is a real thing?

Posted: 08 Feb 2014, 4:57 pm 

Replies: 18
Views: 179


i think hyper-sexuality is generally an observation made based on previous behavior. i mean, it's common for people with traumatic brain injuries to become "hyper-sexual". that is, much more sexual than they were pre injury. other times it happens as a result of mental traumas. in those cases it's n...

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Aspies and money.

Posted: 08 Feb 2014, 3:43 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 223


this is a really interesting book helping to explain the origins of money: http://www.amazon.com/Debt-The-First-000-Years/dp/1612191290 debt used to be a "good" thing it was a way of creating a social bond other people. you gave them something and then they would have to return the favor. they would...

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: Psychedelic Things

Posted: 08 Feb 2014, 3:13 pm 

Replies: 23
Views: 2,905


phil k dick is probably my favorite author. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdPCt5ZEf40[/youtube] vocals [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAlyEHBbTEE[/youtube] visuals [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=omDK2Cm2mwo[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE-nHkeQSOg[/yo...

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Jealous of the female orgasm...........

Posted: 29 Oct 2013, 6:34 pm 

Replies: 26
Views: 366


Oh yeah, transexuals are on the cutting edge (sorry, no pun intended). If it was cheap and easy, I'd definitely try it. Why not? I think with advances in genetic engineering in 100 years or so it'll be very common place. Like tattoos now. You'll be able to grow parts that your body will be less like...

 Forum: Adult Autism Issues   Topic: Jealous of the female orgasm...........

Posted: 29 Oct 2013, 6:19 pm 

Replies: 26
Views: 366


I'll read up on Tantra but I'll use an actual book. Not some BS men's mag thanks......... The book "the multi-orgasmic male" is pretty good, uses less esoteric language than most. If I remember correctly, there is talk about doing exercises to strengthen muscles, but I found identifying areas where...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Difference between the way NTs and Apies think

Posted: 29 Oct 2013, 6:36 am 

Replies: 66
Views: 3,983


I was looking at those three types and I didn't really identify with any of them... I think maybe I'm mostly a "kinesthetic" thinker. And not just because I do things without thinking! :) Moving around helps me form ideas. Also, I almost always discover more while engaging in the process of doing. L...

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: Lou Reed R.I.P.

Posted: 29 Oct 2013, 4:02 am 

Replies: 16
Views: 5,367


[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkG9BKgDvNI[/youtube]

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Texas jury rules - it's OK to kill escorts and prostitutes

Posted: 10 Jul 2013, 2:48 am 

Replies: 141
Views: 24,532


If people are so all-fired against the laws that a sovereign State has on the books, then they should become citizens of that State and work to have those laws changed, and not sit comfortably in their mothers' basements posting hate-filled rants against someone else's right to protect himself from...

 Forum: News and Current Events   Topic: Father: Teen Jailed For Facebook Comment Beat Up Behind Bars

Posted: 10 Jul 2013, 2:25 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 2,956


In my experience people that use JK are usually fishing and are people to be wary of. This wasn't a modest proposal. And most criminals aren't that bright and do go around saying dumb stuff. Terrorist organizations are constantly threatening, that's in part why they're called terrorist due to the ps...
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