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About autismjungle

I am a Software Test Analyst. Shortly before I turned 21 I was officially diagnosed, although I had long suspected I was autistic. Welcome to my blog

Voting Day

Today was the sixth democratic National Election in South Africa. I set off early to vote and was done before quarter to nine. I had originally planned to walk down to my Voting Station, but when I woke up, it … Continue reading

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New York acting against vaccine refusers

It’s happened. There have been multiple Measles outbreaks in the U.S. recently, including one in New York City. In response to the outbreaks, the city’s Health Department issued a mandatory vaccination order requiring unvaccinated people in affected neighbourhoods to get … Continue reading

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De-Voicing

Autistic Self Advocates are familiar with De-Voicing. It is the ignoring and/or belittling of input from autistics on autism, or even attempting to silence them altogether. A recent example was mentioned by Orac. Minnesota State Senator Jim Abeler is a … Continue reading

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Responding to antivaxx swarmings

Parents who have lost their children to vaccine preventable diseases are often among the most effective advocates for vaccination. As a result, they are often targeted by rabid antivaxxers in an attempt to silence them. From the attacks on David … Continue reading

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More links to antivaxx pwnage

This Brilliant Comic Will Demolish Any Anti-Vaxxer Argument Emotionally Agonizing Twitter Thread About Vaccination Gone Wrong Still Condemns Anti-Vaxxers Doctor’s Office Calls Out Anti-Vaxxer Beliefs With Slideshow Of Their Own Anti-Vaxx Mom Asks How To Protect Her Unvaccinated 3-Year-Old From … Continue reading

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Breaking Star Wars Part 3 – Ship sunk or righted?

Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here. In January of this year, the website Cosmic Book World published Disney’s SEC filing from 2017-09-30 to 2018-09-29. It revealed that LucasFilms had made a huge loss. Since then, a great deal … Continue reading

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Breaking Star Wars Part 2 – TLJ, Solo and smearing the fandom

Part 1 is here. Part 3 is here. In December 2017, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released to cinema. Few things had been greeted with such anticipation, and fewer have been as massively disappointing and awful as it turned … Continue reading

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