At Stimpunk combines “stimming” + “punk” to evoke open and proud stimming, resistance to neurotypicalization, and the DIY culture of punk, disabled, and neurodivergent communities. Instead of hiding our stims, we..., we’ve been using this hand sign as a symbol of Interdependence acknowledges that our survival is bound up together, that we are interconnected and what you do impacts others. If this pandemic has done nothing else, it has illuminated how.... The thumb and index fingers interlock to form an infinity symbol, and the remaining fingers form the point of a heart. Infinity + heart.
To avoid confusion with the polyamory sign, which is very similar, we thought, “what if the heart is inverted and cuddled into the infinity sign with the outer perimeter evoking both cardioid and lemniscate“? We used Midjourney to generate some concepts. Though the infinity is no longer a proper lemniscate in this configuration, I like it.
Infinity Heart Brain
Then we thought, what if it was more like a brain with the suggestion of hemispheres?
Infinity Heart Brain Spine
How about the suggestion of the spinal column?
Infinity Heart Hourglass
Midjourney surprised us with this infinity heart hourglass.
Woven Infinity Hearts
How about these 3D woven infinity hearts?
Would you use any of these conceptions as a symbol for Interdependence? For Pluralism refers to people of diverse and conflicting beliefs coexisting peaceably, linked by their adherence to a shared social contract which commits members of different groups to treating others fairly...? For ANI launched its online list, ANI-L, in 1994. Like a specialized ecological niche, ANI-L had acted as an incubator for Autistic culture, accelerating its evolution. In 1996, a computer programmer...? Do they all look like pretzels? Pluralism pretzels?