Author Topic: Interview with Alice Schroeder  (Read 18053 times)

matjone

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Re: Interview with Alice Schroeder
« Reply #40 on: December 09, 2013, 10:53:11 AM »
I've never read anything on this stuff.  Why does it focus so much on hunting?

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Re: Interview with Alice Schroeder
« Reply #41 on: December 09, 2013, 11:05:21 AM »
I've never read anything on this stuff.  Why does it focus so much on hunting?

143 aspie and 62 neurotypical.   Maybe this means I can be declared disabled and quit working.

Asperger's is not a disability, just a different way of seeing the world. I'm pretty sure Buffett wouldn't be where he is today if he wasn't (most probably) an aspie; all these anecdote about him locking himself in a room to read annual reports during parties at his house, etc. Very typical.

It comes with pros and cons, and there are ways to overcome many of the problems if you are aware of them (ie. many social skills can be learned with conscious practice - like learning a second language vs. other people learning them as a native tongue).

With your scores, I'd definitely look deeper into it.

http://www.amazon.ca/The-Complete-Guide-Aspergers-Syndrome/dp/1843106698

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asperger%27s_syndrome

http://www.aspergersyndrome.org/

http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/ei_quiz/   (body language/facial expression recognition quiz, also telling)
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Re: Interview with Alice Schroeder
« Reply #42 on: December 09, 2013, 11:46:59 AM »
Thanks, Liberty.  Have you been diagnosed with asperger's?

I took the facial recognition quiz and did alright.  I think I can read people, but I don't naturally communicate my own.  Maybe I should have been a poker player.
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Re: Interview with Alice Schroeder
« Reply #43 on: December 09, 2013, 11:59:28 AM »
Great interview! I've heard that Schroeder and Buffett aren't as close as they once were. Any details?

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Re: Interview with Alice Schroeder
« Reply #44 on: December 09, 2013, 12:42:01 PM »
Edit: remove off-topic message as it seems to have killed the conversation about the Schroeder interview. If anyone has anything to say about Asperger's, send me a private message.
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Re: Interview with Alice Schroeder
« Reply #45 on: December 09, 2013, 03:53:39 PM »
Just sent you a reply via PM
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