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Originally posted by muzzleflash
i dont know maybe hes right
maybe all of you are brainwashed into believing in this autism crap?
None of you offered ANY proof or evidence to debunk his claims.
None of you.
And a few videos doesnt prove anything.
So PROVE it !
Prove that autism is a real medical condition.
Hell, i bet its too "mysterious" for you to give any decent proof.
Anyways. Just prove it for me. Because if you guys cant prove it, im going to agree with this Savage guy.
In my personal opinion i assumed AUtism was a negative reaction from taking too many Dirty Vaccinations.
But since ADHD is a definate hoax, than maybe this autism crap is a hoax too, lets find out.
Anyone care to prove autism is real beyond a shadow of a doubt?
And if your just gonna post alot of links, please at least explain what the links contain b4 you go spamming them, thanks.
Now lets get to the bottom of this, is Autism real or a hoax?
One point in favor of it being a Hoax, is that autism is a relatively new disorder right? It didnt exist 500years ago did it?
Originally posted by LateApexer313
reply to post by 281011
Thanks for weighing in with your experience. I want to ask you a question as well, do you feel, giving your profession that kids and adults are medicated too heavily nowadays?
As I stated before I think Savage was ranting more about Ritalin and ADHD drugs then Autism.
I think those of us with any common sense, who are in our 40's can look back and pick out maybe one or two "troubled" or "trouble-maker" children in each of our grade school classes....and they were certainly not medicated back then.
Now it's seriously 50% or more of some classes...even worse in rural areas of certain states because schools get special grants and monies if they have a certain number of "special ed" or "special needs" kids.
It's an outrage. And it's free speech at it's best with Savage. If you don't like him or his views, turn the radio dial
Originally posted by Frankidealist35
Wasn't it Voltaire or someone I may not agree with what you have to say but I will defend your right to say it? Here's an example where people say that Michael Savage is just exercising his right to free speech but I can chose whether I can believe him or disbelieve him. I chose to think that he's wrong. But that's because Michael Savage is just saying this without probably having dealt with any kids or any person with autism to know that such a mental disorder does exist. And he's probably said the same thing about ADHD because he hasn't probably seen any kid or person with ADHD.
Mental disorders are serious and they do affect people. You have to know the difference from when someone is just telling you the truth and when they're being a bigot. Here Michael Savage thinks he's really exposing some scandal in some issue that he knows nothing about. I'd like him to talk to people with autism. See how they feel, and then, rethink what he said. I don't think he misspoke either. He's probably fallen under the stereotype that people with mental disorders are stupid and retarted and can't do anything. He really should talk to people with autism and he'd probably learn a lot more than just reading reports about autism that really don't say anything about what the kids with autism are like.
Originally posted by Wildbob77
Here is a link to an article in Pediatrics that talks about the incidence of Autism.
Basically it states that where there is an increase in the diagnosis of autism there is a decrease in the diagnosis of mental retardation.