If only it could tolerate genius or what it considers genius, Mankind would be pleased to learn genius is just pure simple basic human thought- the longhand version of it. Normal thought is often the just the short hand version of human thought and the short cuts that allow us to present as normal. These thoughts are just too short to allow us to really "think".
Like anything in life Man fears what he has never understood, so all the high functioning Autistics in the world that broke Rain Man's Curse typically long before Rain Man and designer autism are just fodder in the autism puzzle. As autism is the unique link between mental retardation and Einstein it is naturally the very last utopia the ultimate goal of figuring out man's mind. 'Funny' if the Experts of Autism would read our Blueprint and re-discover our mind set not only would they "cure" autism they would expose the very core of the mind as well. Meanwhile our inventions and insight still filter into the world at large eventually but overcoming man's mindset and herding instinct is the impossible dream.
Rich Shull on the blog Pre Rain Man Autism