Turing and Sir Winston Churchill
Posts and quotes from the book: ALAN TURING: The Enigma
By Andrew Hodges Simon and Schuster New York. Copyright 1983
Related Item PBS-BBC show entitled Breaking the Code by Hugh Whitmore, based on The Enigma.
Quote from Page 194,
"None of this was quite the what Churchill had in mind when calling upon British people to brace themselves to their duties, or speaking of the Empire that might last a thousand years. But duty and empires did not solve ciphers, and Churchill never bargained for an Alan Turing."
Again the times of W.W.II called for extreme measures from everyone on all sides. Obviously Alan Turing's Expertise was making great strides and in solving ciphers and autism was indeed playing a role in Alan's success.
Obviously this was the late 1930s and Autism was hardly even known about let alone invented and trumped, like it is today. Rain Man and the hype of it were still years away. Sadly, along the way very sloppy psychology practices allowed for the buzzword status of Autism to develop and that coupled with less than stellar psychology and autism "professionals" just in it for an easy living it seems could honestly care less if Autism Is ever solved and for sure they would never want to admit to our Living Working Anthropology. We are bad for their business.
If this were simply a few researchers going down the wrong road I would not care so much but these so called 'professionals' are wearing a several sets of natural blinders and as such, are forever screwing Autism and Mankind as well. I know full well as do the people in our anthropology our success in real life does not do the radar of these autism folks and that is understandable. Our Thought process has never been in print before and thus all the Ph.D. 's and education and degrees you can associate with autism, they all MISS our core knowledge. Autism Might very well expose the building blocks of the mind.
Temple Grandin laid the ground work of our picture thought out for the autism 'professionals' and the world to see and we have built upon her work and taken it to the heights, we approach traditional thoughts and in many cases; working autism thoughts do mimic traditional thoughts. IF we were any other "ability" on earth and we were not exposed in direct violation of the Autism Buzzword status and its modern empire, researchers would be all over our story and figuring out our secrets. Rain Man at the very least has (unknowingly probably) done more to hold back progress than it was intended to do.
Autism knows full well of our Anthropology and for the sake of being obstinate and protecting their 'professional' reputations they know better than to even admit to us, so much for peer review. Any admission to us at all, will numb the very core of Autism and might even prove the diets and the drugs and the modern approaches to the problem are indeed frail attempts at understanding autism. Autism as we have done it with our double-blind experiments is NOT cured at all but, we have made the very best of the situation that was handed to us. While we completed the autism experience we developed (ignorantly) and figured out autism as well as, many other mind related things-it seems were too smart for our own good. Every part of our figured out autism seems to relate easily to modern autism and while autism comes at its ideas and treatments from the point of view of a traditional thinker, we come about our Autism insight naturally via our long-term completed double-blind experiments. Again we seem to be too little too late, unless those in the spectrum insist on hearing from all sides of the issue.
Even though Alan Truing was fighting and winning autistically one war of ciphers and real life he also was (via The Enigma) was getting his own double-blind experiment in Autism documented. The worst part about a Double-blind experience is that even the 'professional's' in autism that should know and appreciate what we have done don't even have a clue.
Rich Shull,,,, Http://prerainmanautism.blogspot.com