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cyberdad
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20 Jun 2017, 8:05 pm

BrokenPieces wrote:
I thought this community would be different, more accepting but I guess neurotype has nothing to do with that.


I recall when I was more religious that Matthew Ch 7 verse 5 Jesus once reportedly said How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ while there is still a beam in your own eye?

Translation: Many on WP make generalizations about nuerotypicals without awareness that they i) are making the same narrow minded judgments they attribute to nuerotypicals themselves and ii) they often carry the same generalisations about fellow people on the Autism spectrum, especially those labelled low functioning



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23 Jun 2017, 9:45 pm

There are already terms to describe those people.

Dishonest, untrustworthy, easily-offended, mentally-challenged, irrational, emotional, petty, competitive, unempathetic, shallow, aggressive, intolerant, and deluded, to list just a few. All of this is apparently 'normal', so I'm glad I'm not.



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23 Jun 2017, 10:36 pm

Normal.



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24 Jun 2017, 3:26 am

BrokenPieces wrote:
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Probably the safest and truest term you can use is "non-autistic". It couldn't possibly offend anyone. And J K Rowling can't sue you for saying it.


I often use that in "non autist" comment sections.


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24 Jun 2017, 12:50 pm

Butterfly88 wrote:
Instead we should focus on autism acceptance.

friedmacguffins wrote:
I am focusing on NT acceptance...

cyberdad wrote:
Many on WP make generalizations about nuerotypicals without awareness

I am guilty as charged, and know that I am doing it. Sometimes, I am a jerk but still intellectually honest, about that.

From NT's, I get paced, parsed, and military-grade chickensh-t. Negotiations and social standing are forever a work in progress, and security is never a given. I don't feel loyal to that, because it's not loyal to me.

-- coy, non-committal