From 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 88: Autism is Worse Than an Epidemic, It’s a Disaster! Congressional testimony from Rep. Dan Burton on the rising Autism rates. Congressman Burton believes one of the biggest factors in causing autism is mercury in vaccines.
Edward Scissorhands - "The years spent in isolation have not equipped him with the tools necessary to judge right from wrong. He's had no context. He's been completely without guidance. Furthermore, his work - the garden sculptures, hairstyles and so forth - indicate that he's a highly imaginative...uh... character. It seems clear that his awareness of what we call reality is radically underdeveloped."