Saturday, March 18, 2017

They did it to gays. They still do it to autistics. We call it false behavioural conversion therapy.

They did it to us gays. Now Vice President Pence wants to do it to us again. They still do it to us autistics. We call it false behavioral conversion.

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) forces autistics to inhale ammonia and to feel extremely painful electric skin shock, among its countless cruel and unusual "aversion therapy" techniques. It promises parents it can make their "deviants" normal. It cannot. We autistics love ourselves, what we learned from gay pride.

ABA denies the emerging body of anecdotal evidence that it causes its victims trauma. Therefore, ABA is a pseudoscience masquerading as a science. ABA points the finger at any therapy of the mind and calls that pseudoscience, what B. F. Skinner, their head man, labeled "mentalism." True science, however, does not constantly paint a rosy picture of itself, but ABA does.

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

B. F. Skinner's Utopian dream of a Plato's Republic dictated, not by a philosopher king, but by a behavioral oligopoly is materializing.

B. F. Skinner with lab rat on electric grid floor. His group of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) followers would later "advance" to apply extremely painful electric skin shock on autistic people and others based on what Skinner's team "learned" about skin shocking animals experimentally.

The profiteering pseudoscientific cult called Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) aims to create a worldwide behavioral utopia akin to Plato's Republic, except instead of a dictatorship by a philosopher king, an oligopoly of so-called "behavior modification scientists" would rule.

The main founder of ABA, Harvard University professor B. F. Skinner, laid out the plan in his 1948 utopian novel Walden Two, especially in his 1953 nonfiction book Science and Human Behavior, and in his 1973 determinist philosophy best seller Beyond Freedom and Dignity.

Skinner (1953, Ch. 28 "Designing a Culture," p. 428) said,
We can best understand the cultural designer, not by guessing at his goals or asking him to guess at them for us, but by studying the earlier environmental events which have led him to advocate a cultural change. If he is basing a given proposal upon scientific experiments, we want to know how closely the experimental and practical situations correspond.
Today we see his pinnacle dream taking shape. The United Nations has a "Behavioral Insights" network which uses behavioral data to "nudge" behaviors of groups of people all over the world, en masse, without the consent of the governed, no doubt.

ABA typically disregards the dissent of the autistic recipients of its cruel, unusual, and trauma-provoking coercive "treatments." ABA forces us to inhale ammonia, to listen to noxious white noise machines, and to feel extremely painful ABA electric skin shock. When we are hungry, ABA demands we follow its commands as it typically dangles diabetic-habit-forming sugary doggie treats in front of us and lets us eat them only when we obey the "effective applied scientists." It calls us "deviants" and misjudges harmless autistic behaviors such as body rocking and hand flapping as "challenging behaviors of a stereotypical nature" and slates them for its "decelerated behavior rates." However, self-stimulation soothes us during the trauma that ABA causes us to experience.

For more information, see the Twitter hashtags: #behavioralInsights#bigData, and #nudging.

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I am an advocate for people with disabilities certified to teach special education with a Master of Arts in Teaching. I am not a Licensed Psychologist or a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. When in doubt, seek the advice of an MD, a PhD, or a BCBA. My ability to analyze the ethics of ABA stems from the fact that I am disabled and ABA interventions are often done to people like me, which I voluntarily accept, but only when I alone am the person granting consent, and not a parent, sibling, guardian, or institution.