Do not call them PCMCIA Cards (was "An interesting eBay find ....)
woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jul 21 10:04:57 CDT 2009
Josh Dersch wrote:
> On Jul 16, 2009, at 2:57 AM, Gordon JC Pearce <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> wrote:
>> On Wed, 2009-07-15 at 19:15 -0500, Brian Lanning wrote:
>>> Secondly, I think it would serve a lot of us here if everyone were
>>> aware of Aperger's Syndrome. I have it, and probably a very
>>> significant percentage of people who read this mail list have it as
>>> well. People who have it could have a several opinions about it. You
>>> could for example, believe that you're right and that nothing is wrong
>>> with you, and that you're completely normal, in spite of lacking an
>>> adequate frame of reference with which to compare your experience.
>>> Or, you could accept that you have it, but conclude that you're manner
>>> of thinking, behaving and being is better than that of everyone else
>>> and refuse to modify your behavior in an attempt to better cohabitate
>>> with your neighbors. Or, you could accept that you have it and decide
>>> to work toward learning some people skills in an attempt to at least
>>> partially improve the opinions of the people you meet.
>> Or, you could accept that Asperger's Syndrome is a load of nonsense made
>> up by a desperate but unremarkable doctor wanting to make his mark in
>> his chosen field, and used to excuse an entirely fixable lack of social
>> Think you might be an Aspie? Here's some free self-help advice - as
>> Chuck Pahalniuk might say, "You are not a unique and beautiful
> Oh, yes, please -- let's have an argument about Asperger's here, based
> on "insightful" quotes from frigging "Fight Club."
> Or better yet, no.
Ya know, I saw the message, and suffered from a bit of de ja vu.... A
few weeks ago, someone brought up Asperger's on the Rockbox mailing
list, basically saying all the programmers there had it. Of course, war
I wonder if Brian is on the Rockbox mailing list.....
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