Identity-First Language | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

ASAN intern Lydia Brown originally published this article on her blog Autistic Hoya under the title The Significance of Semantics: Person-First Language: Why It Matters. At the Adult Services Subcommittee’s final meeting last Wednesday, much to do was made about semantic disagreements — “ASD individual” versus “individual with ASD,” and of course, the dreaded “person … Continue reading Identity-First Language | Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Animated Map Shows How the Five Major Religions Spread Across the World (3000 BC – 2000 AD) | Open Culture

Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam.... Claims to ancient origin and ultimate authority notwithstanding, the world’s five major religions are all of recent vintage compared to the couple hundred thousand years or more of human existence on the planet. Source: Animated Map Shows How the Five Major Religions Spread Across the World (3000 BC - 2000 … Continue reading Animated Map Shows How the Five Major Religions Spread Across the World (3000 BC – 2000 AD) | Open Culture