Understanding Gifted Asperger: diving versus drowning

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Diving but not drowning

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Gifted Asperger learners follow their genuine interest. They dive deep without losing self direction. Their unique experience of exploration and discovery reflects what it is for the author the most beautiful human obsession. Are we openminded enough to appreciate the different minds of people. Human minds are sometimes not curious enough to embrace uncertainty with a sense of wonder.

To stay away from the discomfort of uncertainty, we tend to go two ways. On the one hand, we prefer joining the majority. That is, we choose to segregate the ‘odd’ ones by claiming superiority and defining the minority as inferior or deficient. Another option is going “my way or high way”. Some people simply make their position more audible and brief. ” Leave me alone, NOW”.

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