And am trying to make Autcom more open & accepting & idea-oriented.
--- In [email protected], "Sharisa Joy Kochmeister"
> I welcome invasions...
> --- In [email protected], "Brian Henson" wrote:
> > It's happening everywhere, Tom, not just in a few "groups".
> > That's what this topic is about, why autistics are so different
> > from each other, not about a particular list or web site on
> > the internet, but even in person-to-person contacts, as well,
> > as at conferences where "noted" speakers include autistics...
> > I guess that's why there has not been any solid autistic support
> > group anywhere--online or otherwise--run by autistics, themselves,
> > as they just could not "agree to disagree" without withdrawing
> > from the pack, or slamming the other for making "rancid" suggestions.
> > Their differences are nothing but wedges in human interaction, and
> > people looking on would often ask the question of why two autistics
> > could not "get along" together...
> > If two autistics ever got into politics together, there sure
> > would be fireworks every moment between them, as neither could
> > accept the proposals of the other one iota! Compromise is seen
> > as a "caving in" to the "flaming" of the other. It's far, far
> > easier just to remain in one's own "world", oblivious to others,
> > as that way, there is no need for change, growth, and development.
> > Any attempt at "change" by another autistic is seen as a pure
> > example of "invasion" into one's personal choices about any and
> > all areas of life...
> > --- In [email protected], Tom Smith wrote:
> > >
> > > Well, it's kind of hard to know what's happening without seeing the
> > > discussions where this is happening.
> > >
> > > Tom
> > >