So I feel like a total dweeb today. As my long term readers know, I don’t give a fine flying about age, rage, gender, religion, or racecar preference, but you’d have trouble figuring that one out today. See, I met a really cool person named Marty at a local store in my new city. Marty … More Social relations. Sigh.
So tonight I acted like an asshole. In fact, like on of the people I loathe most in the world. And why? Well, I was being careful – a man in Pakistan I did not know using a pseudonym – the name of a Muslim “saint” (I use the quotes not to disparage but because … More America – Land of the Free?
So as an autist – Aspergers – who does not always consider the rule set of ANY culture to be locked in stone, I always figured that I was fairly assumption free. I accept everybody as people – not as hybrid people/things – anyone who introduces themselves to me as a label before they use … More Labels again – smdh.
I do not write about my Aspergers as a rule, nor about autism in general. My experience as an adult Aspie with four fellow autists in my family and some autistic friends is that we all are quite simply quite different. Many shades and colors on the spectrum. But I feel a need to talk … More Aspie Thoughts