VI — Much Better — Aspie I Am

Around August of 2019, a newly trained psychiatrist in Chicago heard my statement: “I think that I’m probably 2–3% Autistic (Asperger’s) (sic). He asked me a few questions, and then said something like: “I can say with 100% certainty that you are not autistic!”

It is probably reasonable to respond to a statement such as: “The world is flat!” — with a statement such as: “You are 100% wrong!” Often, however, life situations are very different from the example give which is a “cut and dry” factual statement. It is generally not a good idea to say things similar to what the…



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