Hurur, Mul-Ol, Capitalism

Like any oppressive discourse, discourses of neurotypicality hurt everyone. They constrain the words and thoughts and behavior of Autistic and non-Autistic people. My friend jim mcdonald recently suggested that we should replace the word “neurotypical” with the word “neurodomesticated,” which conveys the reality that discourses of neurotypicality are really all about enforcing compliance with social and cultural norms.

–via “Capitalism, Neurotypicality, and the War on Consciousness,” by Sean Donahue, at Gods & Radicals

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