"Next step in human evolution" is a misunderstanding of how Evolution works. There's no "next step" in human evolution, aside from however the following generation turns out. Your children are the next step in human evolution from you, because they have a mixture of your genes and your partner's genes--plus some mutations and copying errors. And their env...(more)
Have you ever played a video game in which your avatar could jump? If he jumped too high, he would bash his head against an obstacle; if he jumped too low, he'd fail to clear whatever he was jumping over; if he jumped while running too fast, he might overshoot and fall off a cliff. But the perfect jump would allow him to advance to the next level.
If you ...(more)
I hope I'm answering this correctly. I don't know what "overton window" means, but it sounds like you want to hear from autistic folks with social skills.
I qualify in most circumstances. I'm more classically autistic when I'm tired or stressed, but I've spent the last 30 years or so devoting myself to social pursuits, and I have lots of friends and an ac...(more)