No, The Nazis killed most Autistics, save for the talkative ones Dr. Asperger wanted kept alive and in-neutered for experimental, intellectual breeding. He actually was thinking beyond mere superficial looks, so at least he wasn’t the pseudoscientist that Mengela was.
Yes, but I’ve actually learned to mostly compensate. If there was a cure I wouldn’t hesitate to take it. Having to figure out hints manually is a tedious Pain, while the rest of you just KNOW, instinctively. My second favorite sci-fi device, after brain boosting drugs, would be display glasses that project probability messages in words after an AI in them reads the body language of people around me for me, then translates them into terms I could quickly understand, as well as suggesting practical probable responses I might give. Think of it as Prosthetic Street Smarts. That may be around the bend soon.
Flaxman is more my cuppa, in that regard. Your interests are similar, but he likes to Show and tell, while you like to show and quip. Again, I apologize for being too verbose, myself.
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