The world needs ALL kinds of minds: dispelling the them versus us myth

Temple Grandin in a 20 minute speech on the Autistic Spectrum.  The need for a variety of input as well as output....rather then putting out.

One can consider this as Self Hacking, if one wishes to incorporate a wider point of view.

The video can be found here


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caitlinsdad6 years ago
Some interesting points but why the fixation on the point that Aspies will save the world?  I do not discount anyone from coming up with good ideas or having a chance to do so.  I wonder if this has bled over into theological circles in terms of identifying who was an Aspie.
will HELP save the world?
Goodhart (author)  Lateral Thinker6 years ago

Nothing can "save the world" from itself.  ;-) 

You have to save the cheerleader first...
Goodhart (author)  caitlinsdad6 years ago
Caitlinsdad, are you referring to LR as a Cheerleader?  >:-)   But what if they don't NEED saving.....
Then you would have to call her something else...
Goodhart (author)  caitlinsdad6 years ago
I think I already did   ;-)
I resemble that remark.
Goodhart (author)  Lithium Rain6 years ago
I thought you might ;-) 
Goodhart (author)  caitlinsdad6 years ago
I think the point is that, at the present time; "MOST" aspies are considered "broken" when they make up the innovators of the world.  Those that see things from a perspective that is not "already set";  the inventors, etc.  And they are being holed away as "diseased" or malfunctioning.  

If you want to see "theological aspies" in action, make a connection with the Christadelphian church.  If ever there was a religious gathering of mainly aspies, that is it. 
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