I found this TED talk a while back, and found it really interesting. Long story short, some of the most brilliant minds in the world would probably be diagnosed as authistic today. The world needs this kind of people, they’re the kind of people that can make leaps, and can solve problems people (even brilliant people) with a normal way of thinking couldn’t solve. I warmly recommend watching this.
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