Are you awake or are you sleeping? Are you afraid? We've been waiting for this meeting We have come here for you, and we're coming in peace Mothership will take you on higher, higher This world you live in is not a place for someone like you Come on, let us take you home It's time to go, you are infected Come as you are, don't be scared of us, you'll be protected (Protected, protected) I guess you are a different kind of human I guess you are a different kind of human Omega hai foleet, Omega hai foleet There is a flaw in man-made matters But you are pure, and we have to get you out of here --A Different Kind of Human by AURORA
Don’t be scared; you’re okay. You can come with us, and you’ll be safe.AURORA on Twitter: “Track number 8: A Different Kind Of Human.”
All our lives we’ve been alone in a world of alien men. To find kindred at last is a special joy.A. E. VAN VOGT, SLAN
“It’s a new place I created […] what if those people came to a different planet, like a safe place, and they were collected by these aliens that came to the world and kind of took them with them, and they said:
“Don’t be scared, you’re okay, you can come with us and you’ll be safe. You’ve spent time on this planet but it’s not the place for you. You have a better place where you will feel more at home, we will take you there.”
And then, they’ll go up to this different place where all those people can live together”.AURORA on Twitter
For people on the autism spectrum before it had a name, he explains, the alternate universes of science fiction may have felt less alien than the baffling sea of mundania in which they found themselves marooned.
Picked on by a sadistic teacher, he took refuge in reading “gobs of science-fiction . . . finding myself more at home on impossibly remote, imaginary worlds than the alien world I was strapped to.”NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity
Autism, clearly, is a condition that has always existed, affecting occasional individuals in every period and culture. It has always attracted in the popular mind an amazed, fearful, or bewildered attention (and perhaps engendered mythical or archetypal figures—the alien, the changeling, the child bewitched).
She said that she could understand “simple, strong, universal” emotions but was stumped by more complex emotions and the games people play. “Much of the time,” she said, “I feel like an anthropologist on Mars.”An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales
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We were no longer alone.7 Cool Aspects of Autistic Culture » NeuroClastic