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"You Autistic Furry!"

A common insult used against furries and bronies and similar groups is "autistic".
I have autism and I'm a furry, so I'm not really offended by it.


But do you think people with autism are more likely to be furries/bronies or part of a similar group? (I think so)

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It's probably just a trend.

Like hipsters identified by fedoras, or maybe vice-versa. I don't know. The point is that the chicken laid the egg, and now the egg is becoming the chicken. Or the egg became the chicken, and the chicken laid the egg.

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Autistic as an insult is just a dumb insult spread by 4chan wannabees and people who take Encyclopedia Dramatica seriously. Also, I do believe that autistics are more likely to be in internet fandoms in general, from SuperWhoLock to Sonic, but especially the more socially awkward fandoms such as Brony or Furry.

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I already knew that "autistic" was an insult used by the people with low I.Q.s on such websites. And since I've seen so many furries/bronies get called "autistic", I was wondering if that had some truth to it, because it somewhat does

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(02-09-2015 12:57 PM)brainiac3397 Wrote:  It's probably just a trend.

Like hipsters identified by fedoras, or maybe vice-versa. I don't know. The point is that the chicken laid the egg, and now the egg is becoming the chicken. Or the egg became the chicken, and the chicken laid the egg.

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(02-10-2015 04:36 AM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  Autistic as an insult is just a dumb insult spread by 4chan wannabees and people who take Encyclopedia Dramatica seriously.

Oh come on, using autism to label someone is simple banter. Although I'd still find it quite odd if it started seeping into people's vocabulary and became commonplace outside the Internet, much like the word "retard" or "faggot" did back in the day.
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(02-10-2015 04:36 AM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  Autistic as an insult is just a dumb insult spread by 4chan wannabees and people who take Encyclopedia Dramatica seriously.

Oh come on, using autism to label someone is simple banter. Although I'd still find it quite odd if it started seeping into people's vocabulary and became commonplace outside the Internet, much like the word "retard" or "faggot" did back in the day.

I used to think that too. Then, I went on Reddit and found what people comment on people who browse /r/mylittlepony (on posts that have nothing to do with MLP, mind you.)

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(02-11-2015 06:14 AM)Username Wrote:  
(02-10-2015 04:36 AM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  Autistic as an insult is just a dumb insult spread by 4chan wannabees and people who take Encyclopedia Dramatica seriously.

Oh come on, using autism to label someone is simple banter. Although I'd still find it quite odd if it started seeping into people's vocabulary and became commonplace outside the Internet, much like the word "retard" or "faggot" did back in the day.

Bull-shit. It's not playful banter, It's a stupid insult used by complete idiots who have no idea what autism even is. And you know what's the worst thing about calling people autistic/retarded? (those are not the same thing) it's that people are singling them out based solely on perceived low intelligence against an entire group of persons, marginalizing them due to prejudice; because of this, people have somehow decided that these are acceptable targets. But y'know what? discrimination is discrimination, and again, they're singling people out due to a perceived prejudiced flaw, but ONLY only autistics and developmentally disabled people; if you pulled this shit on any other disorder/disability OH SUDDENLY IT WOULDN'T BE SO ACCEPTABLE NOW WOULD IT?

If people went around saying shit like "You're bipolar; you're as worthless and subhuman as a person with bipolar." That would be really fucking offensive wouldn't it?

And why stop there? What about someone "as worthless as: a person inna wheelchair, a depressed person, an obsessive-compulsive, a cancer victim, a post-traumatic stress disorder victim, etc."

That would be really fucking unacceptable to say, but somehow making the same discrimination against autistics and developmentally disableds (the now neutral term for "retarded" which I find fine) gets a free fucking pass because LOL WHO CARES ABOUT STUPID PPL?

This isn't playful banter it's discrimination and it's hurting actual people. Fuck bigots, fuck discrimination, and most importantly, fuck people using them as insults.
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(02-12-2015 01:20 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  they're singling people out due to a perceived prejudiced flaw, but ONLY only autistics and developmentally disabled people; if you pulled this shit on any other disorder/disability OH SUDDENLY IT WOULDN'T BE SO ACCEPTABLE NOW WOULD IT?

If people went around saying shit like "You're bipolar; you're as worthless and subhuman as a person with bipolar." That would be really fucking offensive wouldn't it?

Not quite, if you happen to live in a crude country, nobody gives a fuck about humans that have Down's, depression or, in this case, autism, alongside any other major mental disorder. You can't change people not to use those words as insults or for the purpose of humour. Even if you confronted them about it and they listened to you even a little bit, they'd just stop using that word and cease telling those jokes specifically around you. No point in getting in a hissy-fit over it, the best way I'd approach it, would be to wait it out until a new word pops out that ousts the problematic slur ("retarded" taken over by "disabled").
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People can joke about who have Down's syndrome but one person in my town have it and manage to win multiple medals. She is an international champion on swimming .
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(02-12-2015 03:45 AM)Username Wrote:  
(02-12-2015 01:20 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  they're singling people out due to a perceived prejudiced flaw, but ONLY only autistics and developmentally disabled people; if you pulled this shit on any other disorder/disability OH SUDDENLY IT WOULDN'T BE SO ACCEPTABLE NOW WOULD IT?

If people went around saying shit like "You're bipolar; you're as worthless and subhuman as a person with bipolar." That would be really fucking offensive wouldn't it?

Not quite, if you happen to live in a crude country, nobody gives a fuck about humans that have Down's, depression or, in this case, autism, alongside any other major mental disorder. You can't change people not to use those words as insults or for the purpose of humour. Even if you confronted them about it and they listened to you even a little bit, they'd just stop using that word and cease telling those jokes specifically around you. No point in getting in a hissy-fit over it, the best way I'd approach it, would be to wait it out until a new word pops out that ousts the problematic slur ("retarded" taken over by "disabled").

Just because we can't stop it completely doesn't mean we shouldn't care. People who use them as insults aren't worth a damn. Letting bad shit happen creates the perfect environment for more bad shit to happen.

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(02-12-2015 01:20 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  
(02-11-2015 06:14 AM)Username Wrote:  
(02-10-2015 04:36 AM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  Autistic as an insult is just a dumb insult spread by 4chan wannabees and people who take Encyclopedia Dramatica seriously.

Oh come on, using autism to label someone is simple banter. Although I'd still find it quite odd if it started seeping into people's vocabulary and became commonplace outside the Internet, much like the word "retard" or "faggot" did back in the day.

Bull-shit. It's not playful banter, It's a stupid insult used by complete idiots who have no idea what autism even is. And you know what's the worst thing about calling people autistic/retarded? (those are not the same thing) it's that people are singling them out based solely on perceived low intelligence against an entire group of persons, marginalizing them due to prejudice; because of this, people have somehow decided that these are acceptable targets. But y'know what? discrimination is discrimination, and again, they're singling people out due to a perceived prejudiced flaw, but ONLY only autistics and developmentally disabled people; if you pulled this shit on any other disorder/disability OH SUDDENLY IT WOULDN'T BE SO ACCEPTABLE NOW WOULD IT?

If people went around saying shit like "You're bipolar; you're as worthless and subhuman as a person with bipolar." That would be really fucking offensive wouldn't it?

And why stop there? What about someone "as worthless as: a person inna wheelchair, a depressed person, an obsessive-compulsive, a cancer victim, a post-traumatic stress disorder victim, etc."

That would be really fucking unacceptable to say, but somehow making the same discrimination against autistics and developmentally disableds (the now neutral term for "retarded" which I find fine) gets a free fucking pass because LOL WHO CARES ABOUT STUPID PPL?

This isn't playful banter it's discrimination and it's hurting actual people. Fuck bigots, fuck discrimination, and most importantly, fuck people using them as insults.
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(02-12-2015 01:20 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  This isn't playful banter it's discrimination and it's hurting actual people.

Really?

Better call the police there's been an aggravated assault! Somebody called me a retard!

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(02-12-2015 01:20 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  This isn't playful banter it's discrimination and it's hurting actual people.

Really?

Better call the police there's been an aggravated assault! Somebody called me a retard!

Discrimination builds bad environments for more discrimination. Why do people seem to not understand that there are real people behind those computer screens? You are insulting and affecting real people? What is so hard to understand about this? What kind of asshole harasses people online for no reason? They can't physically hurt people you know I meant that don't turn it into a fucking strawman, Wez. Sure people have a right act like idiots on the internet, noone is stopping you (except maybe mods) but the real question is why would you want to?

What is wrong with some people?

KFC, showing some shitty video from an even shittier game does not invalidate my argument.

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(02-13-2015 12:48 AM)Weswammy Wrote:  
(02-12-2015 01:20 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  This isn't playful banter it's discrimination and it's hurting actual people.

Really?

Better call the police there's been an aggravated assault! Somebody called me a retard!

Discrimination comes in all forms. There's simple name-calling as you described, and then there's actual assault. Wes, this is an awful double standard. You're implying that an insult is somehow not discriminatory. This basically means I can go out right now and straight up call a black person a n*gger, and somehow, it's not discrimination because I didn't hurt them physically.

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(02-14-2015 05:12 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  
(02-13-2015 12:48 AM)Weswammy Wrote:  
(02-12-2015 01:20 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  This isn't playful banter it's discrimination and it's hurting actual people.

Really?

Better call the police there's been an aggravated assault! Somebody called me a retard!

Discrimination builds bad environments for more discrimination. Why do people seem to not understand that there are real people behind those computer screens? You are insulting and affecting real people? What is so hard to understand about this? What kind of asshole harasses people online for no reason? They can't physically hurt people you know I meant that don't turn it into a fucking strawman, Wez. Sure people have a right act like idiots on the internet, noone is stopping you (except maybe mods) but the real question is why would you want to?

What is wrong with some people?

KFC, showing some shitty video from an even shittier game does not invalidate my argument.

But that's what your posts feel like. A big fucking tactical nuke of BAWWWWWW because we might hurt someones' feels even though nobody asked. Fuck you.

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(02-15-2015 11:00 AM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  
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(02-13-2015 12:48 AM)Weswammy Wrote:  
(02-12-2015 01:20 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  This isn't playful banter it's discrimination and it's hurting actual people.

Really?

Better call the police there's been an aggravated assault! Somebody called me a retard!

Discrimination builds bad environments for more discrimination. Why do people seem to not understand that there are real people behind those computer screens? You are insulting and affecting real people? What is so hard to understand about this? What kind of asshole harasses people online for no reason? They can't physically hurt people you know I meant that don't turn it into a fucking strawman, Wez. Sure people have a right act like idiots on the internet, noone is stopping you (except maybe mods) but the real question is why would you want to?

What is wrong with some people?

KFC, showing some shitty video from an even shittier game does not invalidate my argument.

But that's what your posts feel like. A big fucking tactical nuke of BAWWWWWW because we might hurt someones' feels even though nobody asked. Fuck you.
Eat shit. You know that wasn't was I was getting at. You people and your fucking strawmans.

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Sociopath Wrote:Eat shit. You know that wasn't was I was getting at. You people and your fucking strawmans.

Nobody asked you either.

How was that not what you were getting at? The furry thread was a fucking old-ass comedy thread (but I did go a bit too far; I don't actually believe furries are involved in bestiality and I just got caught up in your bullshit.) As for TheAmazingAsswad, like it or not, his sex tapes are perverted and he's an e-begging shithead. And this, you are BAWWWWWing about insults like they are the worst fucking thing in the world! If you really think that insults hurt people that badly, you really need to stop getting your perception of people from Tumblr.

Nobody asked you to defend *insert person or group here.* You asked to be criticized due to the fact that you come of as a dumbass who defends people for no reason. Go rally for legal bestiality for all I care, just stop the BAWWWing.

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KFC, if you think insults aren't so bad, than you really need to think of the bigger picture (which is where Sociopath is arguing from). Do you really think that it's positive for the word "autistic" in its current use? I don't care if it's being used in the inner-depths of 4chan or whatever god-foresaken area of the internet, but the fact that it's being implemented in the vernacular and has become epidemic (like "gay/faggot", which is really fucking ear-grating) is really disturbing, and puts an actual, real demographic at threat. The lack of awareness adds salt to the wound.

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(02-15-2015 03:58 PM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  KFC, if you think insults aren't so bad, than you really need to think of the bigger picture (which is where Sociopath is arguing from). Do you really think that it's positive for the word "autistic" in its current use? I don't care if it's being used in the inner-depths of 4chan or whatever god-foresaken area of the internet, but the fact that it's being implemented in the vernacular and has become epidemic (like "gay/faggot", which is really fucking ear-grating) is really disturbing, and puts an actual, real demographic at threat. The lack of awareness adds salt to the wound.

I'm not defending that usage, I'm just saying it's nothing to cry over like Sociopath does (it isn't,) it's just something we will all have to work through because much like "faggot," it's not going away for a LONG time and crying about it will just make it worse.

There's also the possibility that I don't have empathy for people who think that using autism as an insult is that bad because it's infected my own vocabulary. I don't use it often, but there are things in the world that I can't help but call autistic because I've heard it so fucking often it sounds regular to me.

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I'm defending people because they deserve to be defended because unlike you KFC I actually am a decent person. No I am not "bawing" I'm sticking up for people who deserve to be stuck up for. Whats with people like you acting like if anyone challenges your shitty status quo are bawing? You just want an excuse to keep insulting people and not have to think about your actions. That's pretty sad.
And who gives a shit if people use it everyday? Doesn't make it right. It used to be people used the word nigger all the time back before the civil rights movement and noone thought of it, we understand now thats bad. Times change and the wrongness was always the same. This is something you dont seem to understand. You're basically just defending bigotry because you can't be assed to just find a different fucking word.


And I have no idea what thread or person you were referring to previously.

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(02-16-2015 03:01 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  I'm defending people because they deserve to be defended because unlike you KFC I actually am a decent person.

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(02-16-2015 03:01 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  I'm defending people because they deserve to be defended because unlike you KFC I actually am a decent person. No I am not "bawing" I'm sticking up for people who deserve to be stuck up for. Whats with people like you acting like if anyone challenges your shitty status quo are bawing? You just want an excuse to keep insulting people and not have to think about your actions. That's pretty sad.
And who gives a shit if people use it everyday? Doesn't make it right. It used to be people used the word nigger all the time back before the civil rights movement and noone thought of it, we understand now thats bad. Times change and the wrongness was always the same. This is something you dont seem to understand. You're basically just defending bigotry because you can't be assed to just find a different fucking word.


And I have no idea what thread or person you were referring to previously.

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It's still wrong to use "autistic" as an insult.

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(02-16-2015 09:57 AM)Sociopath Wrote:  It's still wrong to use "autistic" as an insult.

Yes, but crying about it will just make it more widespread because if you cry about it, that means it works!

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No it won't! Change means educating the masses. And I'm not crying.

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look up at me and you see a god;
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Osip Mandelstam Wrote:"I divide all of world literature into authorized and unauthorized works. The former are all trash; the latter--stolen air. I want to spit in the face of every writer who first obtains permission and then writes." The Fourth Prose, 1930.
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(02-15-2015 05:12 PM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  I'm not defending that usage, I'm just saying it's nothing to cry over like Sociopath does (it isn't,) it's just something we will all have to work through because much like "faggot," it's not going away for a LONG time and crying about it will just make it worse.

There's also the possibility that I don't have empathy for people who think that using autism as an insult is that bad because it's infected my own vocabulary. I don't use it often, but there are things in the world that I can't help but call autistic because I've heard it so fucking often it sounds regular to me.

"Retard" used to be an actual clinically accepted term before it got overtaken by people who were clearly NOT retarded as an insult and a (allegedly more harder) replacement for "idiot", and now the term has essentially been put out of use (in actual cases of mental retardation, the term "intelligence disabled" is used), and the term "retard" has seen some use in the autistic and related communities.

"Autistic" as of 2015 is a clinically accepted term for an actual diagnosis and perhaps not just a "disability" (and if things go right for the autistic rights movement, it'll be up in the air), but an actual, legitimate genetic feature that has existed for a very long time (and because of that, may be a dangerous decision to eradicate). Again, the fact that it's actually a disparaging term isn't just "a word"; it shows the alarming way on how modern Western society views autistic people; not even as second class citizens but people that deserve deprivation. As Sociopath pointed out, "nigger" is not okay to say (I'm not going into the term "nigga"; that's a different can of worms entirely), and there are extensive campaigns to stop saying "gay" in a disparaging way and "faggot", with moderate success.

I don't see how Sociopath is "crying" about it. He's actually pointing out a legitimate ill of modern society, that you yourself have proven by saying that you use the word. Again, is it "crying" if a gay person complains about the word gay/faggot? Obviously not. What you fail to see is that it's more than a word; it shows how autistic people are always put in situations which put them in difficult situations and makes them feel inferior. It shows how the world sees autism, and how the world gives back. Let me elaborate.

*Adults With Asperger Syndrome May Have Higher Suicide Risk
*Employement Prospects Dim for young adults with autism
*Why autistic kids make easy targets for bullies

Now, tell me, is Sociopath "crying"?

(02-16-2015 10:34 AM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  Yes, but crying about it will just make it more widespread because if you cry about it, that means it works!

No, again, look above. Sociopath is actually pointing towards an actual widespread ill in society. You can choose to be ignorant and think "oh, everything is just fine!" and live in some kind of 50s Usonian utopia, or you can actually see beyond the vocabulary itself. I'll say it again: the fact that an actual clinical term is constantly abused in negative manners shows the dark reality of neurotypical American society at large.

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(02-16-2015 01:39 PM)Hansgrohe Wrote:  
(02-15-2015 05:12 PM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  I'm not defending that usage, I'm just saying it's nothing to cry over like Sociopath does (it isn't,) it's just something we will all have to work through because much like "faggot," it's not going away for a LONG time and crying about it will just make it worse.

There's also the possibility that I don't have empathy for people who think that using autism as an insult is that bad because it's infected my own vocabulary. I don't use it often, but there are things in the world that I can't help but call autistic because I've heard it so fucking often it sounds regular to me.

"Retard" used to be an actual clinically accepted term before it got overtaken by people who were clearly NOT retarded as an insult and a (allegedly more harder) replacement for "idiot", and now the term has essentially been put out of use (in actual cases of mental retardation, the term "intelligence disabled" is used), and the term "retard" has seen some use in the autistic and related communities.

"Autistic" as of 2015 is a clinically accepted term for an actual diagnosis and perhaps not just a "disability" (and if things go right for the autistic rights movement, it'll be up in the air), but an actual, legitimate genetic feature that has existed for a very long time (and because of that, may be a dangerous decision to eradicate). Again, the fact that it's actually a disparaging term isn't just "a word"; it shows the alarming way on how modern Western society views autistic people; not even as second class citizens but people that deserve deprivation. As Sociopath pointed out, "nigger" is not okay to say (I'm not going into the term "nigga"; that's a different can of worms entirely), and there are extensive campaigns to stop saying "gay" in a disparaging way and "faggot", with moderate success.

I don't see how Sociopath is "crying" about it. He's actually pointing out a legitimate ill of modern society, that you yourself have proven by saying that you use the word. Again, is it "crying" if a gay person complains about the word gay/faggot? Obviously not. What you fail to see is that it's more than a word; it shows how autistic people are always put in situations which put them in difficult situations and makes them feel inferior. It shows how the world sees autism, and how the world gives back. Let me elaborate.

*Adults With Asperger Syndrome May Have Higher Suicide Risk
*Employement Prospects Dim for young adults with autism
*Why autistic kids make easy targets for bullies

Now, tell me, is Sociopath "crying"?

(02-16-2015 10:34 AM)KFC Nyan Cat Wrote:  Yes, but crying about it will just make it more widespread because if you cry about it, that means it works!

No, again, look above. Sociopath is actually pointing towards an actual widespread ill in society. You can choose to be ignorant and think "oh, everything is just fine!" and live in some kind of 50s Usonian utopia, or you can actually see beyond the vocabulary itself. I'll say it again: the fact that an actual clinical term is constantly abused in negative manners shows the dark reality of neurotypical American society at large.

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I'm not choosing to be ignorant, I'm choosing to say "no" to the bullies. Because no matter what you say, I will believe that if more people start crying about the usage of "autism" as an insult, more bullies will see it as an effective way of bringing their victims down. I'm aware this is a serious problem, but crying makes it worse. You need to keep in mind that these are bullies we are talking about, not nice, reasonable folk. This logic comes from my experience with this shit. I actually do show symptoms of aspergers. I used to get taken advantage of by people trying to get me to do stupid shit. This went on from 3rd grade to the end of 7th grade. Why did they stop? Because after all these years, I decided to IGNORE them. That's the only way to get these bullies off. Bullies want something to laugh at, and if you give them something, they will not ignore you. I'm not saying everything is fine, but you do want to get closer to that utopia, right? I understand it's hard to ignore sometimes (it took me 4 and 3/4 of a year to build up the courage to ignore this stuff) but you have to try.

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