I recently read Alasdair MacIntyre’s classic work, “After Virtue”. In the spirit of doing important things poorly rather than not at all, here are a Continue Reading
What is home? It is safety, sustenance, and society. It is our first seat at the theater of the world, the first school in which Continue Reading
Thomas Armstrong knows more than most about the strengths of people with “labeled” brain weaknesses. His book, “Neurodiversity”, is an insightful work that offers a Continue Reading
Fear When I was 16, I watched a documentary called “My Flesh and Blood“, which was about a single woman who had adopted 11 children Continue Reading
What is autism? It’s probably not what you think. Autism is not intellectual disability. Autism is not speech disability. Autism is not a total inability Continue Reading
In this post, we reach as far as we will go chronologically for now in exploring the autism of Simone de Beauvoir. You may read Continue Reading
Note: Due to the leaps in cognitive and social development found in later childhood, there were such a quantity of autistic traits in Simone’s later Continue Reading
Q: Why do you wear ear defenders to church?
A: To make you ask questions?
In time, Simone became a strict conformist, a rule-keeper: “I had made a definite metamorphosis into a good little girl…
I want to make a case for viewing Simone de Beauvoir as a gifted autistic thinker.