[DWJ] OT: book pricing

rohina at shaw.ca rohina at shaw.ca
Sun Jun 25 13:11:09 EDT 2006

>Eek! Thanks for pulling me up on that. No, I don't think it's a diagnostic
>sign for autism in the slightest (I've certainly never been diagnosed with
>anything approaching autism), it's just an association I have in my head.
>I have a tendency to use the word 'autistic' far too loosely in relation
>to certain kinds of pleasure (basically, getting a sense of deep security
>and joy from spatial regularity and order, with a sort of side-sense that
>I might panic slightly if that order was taken away - I got it from seeing
>a splendid austistic woman on the telly who was in love with brickwork,
>and whom I deeply identified with, a few years ago).
I think you need to read jPod, by Douglas Coupland.


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