As Christopher has a less predictable mind than most people, his random spasms or strategies to deal with things have a tendency to scare on-lookers. Strangers who know nothing about Christopher do no have the ability to understand and deal with his disability, therefore they get quickly irritated or walk away. This is seen on his journey to London when he meets the man with diamond patterns on his socks" who saves Christopher's life. Christopher does not react accordingly, instead he screams at the thought of being touched and becomes very defensive towards the man. This makes the man very frustrated and angry at the lack of appreciation Christopher fails to show because he is mentally unable to do so. Once again, Christopher fails to see the good intensions of a lady who just wanted to see if he was alright and asks "is there anything I can do to help you?" and instead of typically replying a yes' or no,' Christopher threatens the lady, "I've got a Swiss army knife and it has a saw blade and it could cut some ones fingers off." The lady does no know how to react to this and walks away from him, "Ok, buddy. I'm going to take that as a no." There are communication barriers between Christopher and... [continues]
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