A thing as common as dirt that those in power do is getting people to believe there is something wrong with them (instead of there being something wrong with the system) when things don’t go the way they’re supposed to. In religion when people don’t experience God at all like this God is Silent post, people say there is something missing in them. If you can’t “find God” there’s a problem with you, not with the religious system. Never mind that people on the spectrum have much higher rates of atheism and agnosticism than the general population. Because of this our inability to “access God” is chalked up to the incorrect wiring in our brains. The same parts of the brain that facilitate social skills between humans facilitate them between you and the divine I guess. It’s just kind of suspect that one would have to have “social skills” to interact with a deity. Couldn’t this part of the brain just as easily be making the whole thing up?