[SATLUG] Re: Re: Aspergers thoughts; real danger sociotism

Wayne Walker wwalker at bybent.com
Thu Jun 26 14:44:48 CDT 2008


On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 01:27:25PM -0500, Mary Yatti wrote:
> I have to take issue with you.  Aspergers has nothing to do with Andrew's
> (from Slashdot article) newly coined label of "sociotism".  I searched the
> Internet and the only reference I found to "Sociotism" is from Eugene.
> Eugene uses irony to get his point across.  I wish he would use his writing
> talent to create a more positive image of AS.  In my opinion, AS (unlike
> "sociotism") should not be regarded as a mental disorder..just a character
> trait.

Mary,

He wrote a satire.  He is making the point that AS is a side effect
of being smart enough to not be one of the mindless drones (sociotism
sufferers).

Wayne

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