Thank you so much @doctorow for these beautiful and gratifying thoughts on #waysofbeing. So glad you enjoyed it!
It's hard to pin down the thesis of @jamesbridle's *Ways of Being,* out today in the US from @fsgbooks - it's a big, lyrical, strange and inspiring dive into the "more than human world" - encompassing the worldview of animals, ecosystems, and software.
An 'epidemic of autism' could be a terrifying thing for the powers-that-be.
"Sometimes the emotional response is the rational, clear-eyed response & the analytical response is the naive one."
My in-depth comparative review of eight Mastodon apps for iPhone
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At least for me, it sometimes feels like there are two different 'autisms':
1. The 'good' side... the sensitive, empathetic, original... passionate, dedicated & creative 🥰
2. The hard side - linked with traumas, disabilities, emotional difficulties, obstacles (whether personal or societal). And so on 😥
Why is this? And are the two things linked??