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Behavioural acceptance of Existing Superhumans: Path to equal acceptance of the differently abled


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Ethical Technology

January 07, 2013

On December 23 (2012), many keralite (people hailing from Kerala, a southern state of India) viewers both home and abroad anxiously glued their attentions to their Television sets, for their favourite singer, Mr.Sukesh Kuttan in the finale of the hit reality TV show on Asianet channel called “Idea Star SingerSeason 6”. However, Sukesh did not sing much to the disappointment of the viewers.


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Posted by AHMP  on  01/07  at  09:26 PM

How ironic that research suggests that traces of antidepressants (technology) in the water supply (technology) MAY be causing/increasing the chances of cases of autism developing in the first place.





Posted by Pastor_Alex  on  01/08  at  11:48 AM

There are certainly some people with autistic behaviours who exhibit extraordinary abilities, but I don’t think they are the norm, for many autism is hell.

The test of a person, or a super person, is how they function in the world. Something that gives extra abilities, yet reduces your capacity to survive in the world is not, in my mind, a gift.






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