"Someone at the Toronto Summer Institute on Inclusion last year said to me that they wonder if Autism may be the next iteration of human being . . . arrived early. There is something very unique, mysterious, and endearing about the friends I have…"
"There's been a really interesting new movement in the world of disability rights because of the witness of adults with autism. My son is autistic so I've been studying it. For parents of kids with autism, the "cure" has been the…"
I hear you! And it so interestingly ties into racism and classism(?) money-ism anyway. Those people in Bhopal are, I think mostly dark skinned and mostly poor. I do not have occasion to look into their eyes either though I could.
"Tom, I sort of knew someone would say something like that, but didn't have the energy to cover it while I was writing before.
Of course in a very real way, you are right. Some of it is that many of the people who's eyes we're talking…"
"Yeah, I love that video, though I've seen it a few times now and it makes me cry every time.
I think some of it depends on how tuned in you are in the first place (not like how good a person you are, we are all tuned in differently to…"
"Jeanne - I was just looking at my home page or whatever it is, and this group has exactly the same number of people as Quaker Vegetarians. Less than half as many as "quaker earthcare"
In my cynical moments I think maybe a lot fewer people…"
"should have probably said all our freedom and wholeness. Another hard thing for me to figure - racism hurts white people, sexism hurts men, - that's important. I want men to be feminists because they can't stand living in a sexist world.…"
"I assume we feel stuck about what to do, and it's an important topic. Books are much more straightforward. read, discuss. Few people are going to be terribly hurt by any opinion you might have. And equality is so darn slippery. What do we want?…"
"I agree, changing poverty is probably more important than even family planning programs. And, changing lifestyles in the US particularly is paramount. I can't stand the racist notion that Mexicans coming here is a population/envrionmental issue…"
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