Simon Says: Stop Stereotyping

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How deep of a thinker are you? Do you have an open mind?

Well it seems to me so many people are having a tough time deciding what`s fact and what`s fiction.

Because some of you, you know who your are, have to stop the stereotypes.

Well I heard a guy on a 24 hour news channel talking about this guy`s deadly rampage in Santa Barbara.

“It`s sad, “the ‘pundit’ said. “Oh he had Asperger Syndrome,” as if to suggest Elliot Rodger killed 6 people because the Asperger`s made him do it.

We heard that same talk after Adam Lanza and Sandy Hook: vague references that an autism spectrum disorder that makes it hard to read social cues can turn you into a mass murderer.
We need to kill these kinds of generalizations. Because there`s no proof or study anywhere—that says the people with Asperger`s are more prone to violence than anyone else.

Suggesting people with Asperger’s are violent is like saying
‘ALL’ NBA owners are racist
‘ALL’ people in the TEA Party are crazy
Lt. Governor Candidate candidate Dan Patrick begs to differ

And it`s like saying ALL gay people can`t play football.
Or ALL right to lifers (choose life) are prone to bombing abortion clinics.

You get the point? A few bad eggs shouldn`t spoil the whole bunch. There are a whole bunch of questions after what he (Rodger) did. Bad parenting? missed signals? Who knows? But you’re one of those people who loves to use stereotypes, you`re not my type.

 

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