You can’t see what you can’t see. Such an obvious statement right? The implications of that statement aren’t obvious though. You base everything off of what you do see, so when it comes to making rational discussion and having constructive debate, it can quickly become an issue if you can’t understand that deceptively simple statement. 1,667 more words
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I write on Quora. Today, someone asked why autistics have such trouble generalizing.
A bit of clarification is in order. Generalization is the skill that allows you to figure out (for example) that a classroom pretty much has the same set of social rules as any other classroom you’ve been in. 509 more words
Muslims and liberals often become enraged when someone generalizes about Muslims. I largely agree and feel the same way. This is because the people generalizing often don’t know much about the variances between Muslims or in Islam and are often out to mock, unfairly judge and stigmatize the whole group. 289 more words