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25 Feb 2015, 4:07 pm

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2 ... -cure.html
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25 Feb 2015, 8:03 pm

Good to see an article biased for nuerodiversity for once. Most comments horriffic


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25 Feb 2015, 8:34 pm

"Activists are attempting to commandeer the hashtag #autismspeaks10, which was created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Autism Speaks, to criticize the organization."
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26 Feb 2015, 1:11 am

I was loving that article until I made the mistake of reading the comments. I'm sick of ignorant idiots throwing around their opinions on things they know nothing about.


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26 Feb 2015, 4:55 am

ToughDiamond wrote:
"Activists are attempting to commandeer the hashtag #autismspeaks10, which was created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Autism Speaks, to criticize the organization."
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I did my infrequent Twitter check this morning to find a LOT of posts from the autism advocates I follow with that hashtag and either criticism or messages of hope and love for the autistic. It was actually a really nice start to my morning seeing that people have rallied together against an organisation that seems like absolute poison.


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26 Feb 2015, 10:15 am

bungleton wrote:
I did my infrequent Twitter check this morning to find a LOT of posts from the autism advocates I follow with that hashtag and either criticism or messages of hope and love for the autistic. It was actually a really nice start to my morning seeing that people have rallied together against an organisation that seems like absolute poison.

Almost makes me want to join Twitter, and that's saying a lot. Got to admit Twitter is in the public eye.

StarTrekker wrote:
I was loving that article until I made the mistake of reading the comments. I'm sick of ignorant idiots throwing around their opinions on things they know nothing about.

I was lucky then, the comments wouldn't open for me. Something to do with my Firefox add-ons, probably NoScript (that site wanted to run 16 scripts 8O ). Still, sounds like it might be good ammunition for the debate, if the dissenters are revealing their ignorance a lot.



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27 Feb 2015, 4:22 am

seems prerty straight frward