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The fight for free speech: the neurodiversity case

Would Sir Isaac Newton flourish in an academic career were he alive today? The great man was said to have “an obsessive, paranoid personality, with Asperger’s syndrome, a bad stutter, unstable moods, and episodes of psychotic mania and depression”. Imagine then if he were to teach young adults at a university today and how difficult that would be for him and his students. How would he get along with colleagues or university administrators?

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