I posted before that I probably have a mild flavor of Asperger Syndrome. And sadly for me, the more I learn about Asperger syndrome, the more I’m convinced that I was right before. I do not want to think that I am fundamentally deficient in anything, but I am beginning to notice that when it comes to behaving socially, I am extremely rough around the edges and do not know how to make things smoother.
Here are some reasons why I think that I was right:
- I saw a video that suggested that Asperger syndrome is tied to an “interest in systems”, of which I have a strong one. (I can’t find the URL, but it was on Wired Magazine.)
- I strongly relate to Richard Feynman’s tales of his life experiences, and he purportedly had Asperger syndrome as well.
- I also somewhat relate to Albert Einstein’s quote “I do not socialize because social encounters would distract me from my work and I really only live for that, and it would shorten even further my very limited lifespan”.
- I’m pretty sure that I made the Griswolds feel super awkward when I talked to them.
- I scored 36, when most