I am…

It has been two weeks since I received my diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), one if you count the subsequent confirmation of my behaviour by the doctor with my partner. In all matters I am currently heavily aware of this elephant in the room, and I feel my legacy of inadequacies chasing at its feet...

“Does suffering create wisdom?”

[some quotes here are lightly paraphrased to improve clarity from casual internet conversation] On ask.fm (a social media site built around asking others questions, usually anonymously) a young guy asked me (and others) the following question, in his usual seeming manner of encouraging conversation: Does suffering "create" wisdom, in your opinion? (Shahaf) I responded in … Continue reading “Does suffering create wisdom?”