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Initial posting of Aspberger's World

I will make the first posting to my blog. 1. I always wanted a blog. Now I have one. Thank you, MSK. 2. Here is place for mindless people like me. I have Aspberger's syndrome, a neural variant found in about 20 percent of the U.S. population. Our intellectual machinery does not work quite the same way as for Neuro-Typicals (you guys). 3. People like me tend to trades and professions that are rule-based and are rewarding to the literal minded. There are a lot of Aspies in the computer and so

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Aspberger's and the Computer World

Here is an article from -Wired- indicating a synergy between the aspie world and the world of computer software. http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/9.12/aspergers_pr.html I have seen estimates that hypothesize that as many as 20 percent of the males in the computer software business are either aspies or auties. Ba'al Chatzaf

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An Aspie in the Dark Ages

I was a child in thd late 30's and 40's. In those days neurological dysfunctions were not understood particularly well and there was a general intolerance to and for people who were "peculiar" and "touched in the head". Prior to 1950 there were no psychotgropic drugs to manage various neurological dysfunctions such as bi-polar disorder, schizhophrenia, severe depression (melancholia). Aspberger's was not even identified until 1944 by Doc Aspberger in Austria and did not enter mainstream clas

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My favorite fictional characters

A clue to one's nature can be inferred from his favorite characters and heroes. My favorite fictional characters: Andrew Martin, the android in -Bicentennial Man-, played by Robbin Williams. Sarek and Spock, the son of Sarek. I dig Sarek. He married an earth woman and was happy to do so. I relate to that. I too married an earth woman. Data, the android in ST:TNG. His naivete reminds me a great deal of my childhood before I learned to pass for human. In -Atlas Shrugged- my faves were

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