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 Forum: Random Discussion   Topic: Aspie Anthems

Posted: 24 Jun 2014, 9:43 pm 

Replies: 27
Views: 2,691

Carnival - Natalie Merchant
Welcome to the Machine - Pink Floyd

Agree on Disarm & Iris

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: The big "job" scam

 Post subject: Re: The big "job" scam
Posted: 24 Jun 2014, 9:10 pm 

Replies: 42
Views: 1,817

We spend our entire adult lives working every day doing things with our bodies, time, and minds that we DO NOT WANT TO DO just for the sake of having a little something to eat and a place to sleep at night... how has it come to this Jobs are all just transmutations of the original job, which was pr...

 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: excellent youtube, "What's Wrong With Autism Speaks?&am

Posted: 24 Jun 2014, 8:59 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 412


 Forum: General Autism Discussion   Topic: Aspergers and watching fictional television as a child

Posted: 24 Jun 2014, 8:52 pm 

Replies: 16
Views: 3,722

Yes, I think autistics are naturally wired to filter out real from unreal, or conceptual things, but our society operates almost entirely in the conceptual world (like TV shows), which is very confusing for autistics. I was just becoming a teenager when I started realizing that most people around me...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Is there anything in the Universe that is NOT energy ?

Posted: 24 Jun 2014, 7:24 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 882

What exceptions might that be? The ones that seem to necessitate the hypothesizing of materials like dark matter. The unknown, unperceiveable, and the not yet testable can fall into that category. Thus far in our thinking of our universe, our reality and the passage of time are defined by energy tr...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Is "de-evolution" more the case than "evoluti

Posted: 24 Jun 2014, 6:54 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 512

A thought. As I understand it, flatworms and amoebas have more complex DNA than humans do. This doesn't indicate that the "evolved" creatures are superior...rather we have missing/dormant genes present in more "primitive" organisms. I'm wondering if indeed what happens over time is "de-evolution." ...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Is there anything in the Universe that is NOT energy ?

Posted: 24 Jun 2014, 5:32 pm 

Replies: 21
Views: 882

At the risk of rubbing some people the wrong way I'm going to say that no, from our perspective everything is not energy as we normally define it. I do agree with Einstein that mass and energy as we define them are essentially manifestations of the same thing, and that would be at an un-perceivable ...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Favorite alternative uses for WD40 and silicone lubricant

Posted: 24 Jun 2014, 5:14 pm 

Replies: 13
Views: 1,453

11 - as a manly cologne.
Smells like well lubricated machines, and a bit lemony.

 Forum: Art, Writing, and Music   Topic: Does anyone else find it hard to read fiction?

Posted: 24 Jun 2014, 5:00 pm 

Replies: 28
Views: 5,734

Yes, I find most fictional writing to be a dreadful waste of time, serving only as a hedonistic exercise in identity type thinking.
If I wanted pure fantasy I would just listen to a normal person talk about their lives and interests.

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Crush on a fictional character?

 Post subject: Seven of Nine
Posted: 24 Jun 2014, 2:44 pm 

Replies: 204
Views: 50,947

Seven of Nine - personality.
Being separated from the hive is completely refreshing and attractive.

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Nikola Tesla

Posted: 22 Jun 2014, 2:28 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 1,570

anachronism. That is an interesting username, and seems very appropriate for describing Nikola Tesla and his type of thinking. "The most common type of anachronism is an object misplaced in time, but it may be a verbal expression, a technology, a philosophical idea, a musical style, a material/texti...

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: tesla

Posted: 22 Jun 2014, 1:48 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 1,288

I'm very late here I know, but I agree with Inventor.

 Forum: Computers, Math, Science, and Technology   Topic: Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos' series (have you seen this?)

Posted: 21 Jun 2014, 11:13 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 2,194

I have and love them both: Cosmos, and The Ascent of Man.

 Forum: Getting to know each other   Topic: New to here

 Post subject: New to here
Posted: 21 Jun 2014, 9:48 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 207

48 yr male. Live in Illinois, from Western NC. Father was from Greece. Been different and alien my entire life, but only recently getting acquainted with the label of Aspergers. I'm here because it seems most people around me think that I'm crazy, and I think they are crazy. There has always been a ...

 Forum: Television, Film, and Video   Topic: Chronos (1985)

Posted: 21 Jun 2014, 8:52 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 859

I love it and never get tired of watching or listening.
The beam instrument is particularly soothing.
It's on youtube now.
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