An incredible post by Aspie Under Your Radar (whom I highly recommend following!) about subject matter that tickles my “Special Interest” Bone (neurology). The post delves into the details of the Autonomic Nervous System (which governs our infamous “fight or flight” response) and how it’s connected to the creation of drama, particularly in the context of the Autism Spectrum Community. A brilliant post! Thank you, VV, for writing this! 😊😘
We all have very good reasons to be enraged.
Over the past few months, I’ve noticed an “uptick” in the online autistic community drama levels. Of course, it could just be me… I haven’t been active in the autistic “scene” for years, until last spring. I gave it a whirl, back in the late 1990s, and again about 10 years ago, but the drama drove me away. I have a busy life with a lot of responsibilities that most folks don’t bother with and have no idea about, and I just haven’t got time for the drama.
Now, again, it starts. I see other people tweeting about it, blogging about it, emailing me about it. Ugh. It’s just so … awkward and painful and illogical, which for me is the equivalent of being flayed alive. Why can’t we all just get along?
Well, I’m pretty tired of feeling ill, every…
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