A "cure" for Autism:
The same applies to ADD, if they actually diagnose you with it, you should NOT get your hands on medicines until you learn that all the medicines do is to supress something, and that you can by will supress most of it.
Nevermind that a lot of them actually need the medicine too.
That said, I don't want my autism cured if it means that I lose my extra intelligence and ability to focus. All it does to me is to make me a bit socially awkward, but not that a ludicrous degree. If curing my autism means that all that happens is that the small piece of the puzzle regarding social logic is removed, I would take it.
That said, i have had bad eyesight my entire childhood, but it was not discovered until I was 13-14 years old. And then I got glasses, it was really nice to get proper perception on the one sense that the body is overfocused over, but on the other hand it is sort of weird to notice that I had better reaction, smell, hearing and ability to feel touch before I got glasses. After I got em, it gradually started going a bit down to "average" level.
I also have Strabismus(my eyes are not aligned, but it is not visible, so basically my left and my right eye look at different angles), which means that I have underdeveloped ability to perceive 3D. And by that I mean such as if someone throws me a ball, I am a lot more likely to totaly miscalculate its location and its path.
I would want my strabismus cured, but not sure about my poor eyesight. On one hand I am required by socity to be able to read sings at a long distance, on the other hand having the other sense quite a bit sharper is really nice.
That meant that when his body finally started collapsing, he was more used it it, meaning it was easier to adapt.
Then again: The issue here is that he could adapt, for something like... severe cancer it does not matter, because you die anyhow.
I guess I am stating a opinion that easly falls into the Slippery Slope.
edited 22nd May '11 11:42:41 AM by Jeysie
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