Quote by Temple Grandin
Mild autism can give you a genius like Einstein. If you have severe autism, you could remain nonverbal. You don't want people to be on the severe end of the spectrum. But if you got rid of all the autism genetics, you wouldn't have science or art. All you would have is a bunch of social 'yak yaks.'
This quote suggests that there is a spectrum of autism, ranging from mild to severe. It argues that mild autism may have the potential to produce exceptional individuals like Albert Einstein, while severe autism could result in communication difficulties. The quote cautions against eliminating all autism genetics, as it suggests that the unique perspectives and abilities associated with autism contribute to science and art. It implies that a world without autism genetics would lack innovation and creativity, becoming dominated by superficial social interactions.
These tenses--past, present and future--are not the tenses of time; they are tenses of the mind. That which is no longer before the mind becomes the past. That which is before the mind is the present. And that which is going to be before the mind is the future. Past is that which is no longer before you. Future is that which is not yet before you. And present is that which is before you and is slipping out of your sight. Soon it will be past....