Chris, did you go back and see that part?
As a parent of a child on the spectrum like Max, I need to provide some context to Max..He hasn't been being told to "express yourself" at all times. He lacks a *neurological foundation* for that type of situation, considering context of a thought or feeling and its effect on others.Max wasn't diagnosed until age 9 - far later than the typical age of 3 - which means that the therapies that help some autistic kids "rewire" their brains prior to age 5 didn't happen. All spectrum kids have varying degrees of symptoms and issues, but what they DO all have in common is that certain things (like the ability to understand that your words and behaviors affect others - again, neurological) need to be expressly taught, like learning how to write code or do accounting or surgery. Many do learn those skills and adapt well; others have a tougher time. However, Kristina and Adam are sheltering him. He cannot learn those skills without the opportunity to practice them. But it is HARD. REALLY, REALLY HARD. doing everything you are supposed to do is exhaustive, and that's still assuming that you have any idea where to start. So, yes, they need to work on him for those skills, but cut them all a little slack. Max is not the way he is because his parents don't tell him no or he is told to "express himself". As a side note, this is the only place I have seen people whine about episodes focusing on Max. Everything else I have ever seen comments on how incredibly accurate and compelling his portrayal is (I started watching before my son was born, and thought he was so good that I incorrectly assumed that the actor must be Aspie). Wasn't all about him, lots went on. He is a part of the family after all.
That's what I figured it would be too, so that's why the blue light coming from where they were shocked me so much. It was DEFINITELY a deliberate play by the director. This is the poem about Corcosa, and the literary references make it appear to be on another planet, or possibly in another universe: Along the shore the cloud waves break,The twin suns sink behind the lake,The shadows lengthenIn Carcosa.Strange is the night where black stars rise,And strange moons circle through the skies,But stranger still isLost Carcosa.Songs that the Hyades shall sing,Where flap the tatters of the King,Must die unheard inDim Carcosa.Song of my soul, my voice is dead,Die thou, unsung, as tears unshedShall dry and die inLost Carcosa.—"Cassilda's Song" in The King in Yellow Act 1, Scene 2 Which is what makes the universe part so "WOW" to me. Like he ALMOST got sucked in there.
Borg will raid while Ragnar is gone, and Rollo, who is left behind with all the crippled and old people" will save the village with a few shieldmaiden. that's my prediction :) Oh. And I am totally team Lagertha. I have a major girl crush on her!
The thought crossed my mind more than once. I feel like the safest thing for her to do would be to move in with Nolan For a while, but I would be afraid if just him for everyone's safety! Ems might hurt him inadvertently. If only Aiden would stay. I have surprisingly found myself on team Aiden as well, after REALLY being against it.
So, I have not seen anyone mention the blue "galaxy hole" thingy Rust saw. I do remember reading some of the mythology of Corcosa and the Yellow King to help dive deeper into this story, so to me that did make sense to see. I had ASSUMED only Rust saw it, however they took a VERY deliberate shot of when the flare went over to highlight where the cops' cars were, and the BLUE light where Rust and Marty were. It's supposed to be a portal to a type of hell (loosely paraphrasing).If it were only Rust who could see it, that area wouldn't have been lit up blue. No one mentions that in any reviews I saw (not knocking you Chris - there was a LOT to talk about). I couldn't believe it but I had tears streaming down my face when Rust was talking about his daughter. I too feel like there is SO much more that could have been - should have been - resolved and hope they do something to satiate us! :)
Rust has http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S... Basically senses get miswired: tasting sounds, seeing sounds as colors, etc. I believe Rust's was tasting some other sense but I don't recall which one it was.
He said "Is SHE dead?". She = his aunt.by the time he saw his childhood best friend, he had already overheard at least twice about how he died.The app has a pen as the logo. And kids naturally figure this stuff out (my son could toggle apps by age 2.5!).Anyone else think that the girl's returned father was a major baddie until revealed? I am creeped out by the locality of it all.
Obway, sorry you've missed it, but the "spoiler" that Sandra Oh is leaving at the end of the season has been news since the summer! It's all over the place.It's not a spoiler in even the most generous of circumstances. If you google it, it started being mentioned in the news back on at least Aug 13, if not sooner.
Lol. I admire your passion and creativity! I would be happy in this case to end up wrong. (But I don't think I will ;) )
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