Timely review of Gattaca

Gattaca is set in the vague near future. You have this guy who was conceived naturally, named Vincent, who is sort of chronically ill because he is a 99% chance to develop heart disease with a life expectancy of 30 and because of that he's discriminated against and can't get employment. Vincent uses the black … Continue reading Timely review of Gattaca

What being a disabled millennial like

I guess it's been exactly a year since I started blogging. I started writing with the intention of gaining some perspective in my life and it totally worked. I'm right and everyone is terrible. At the start of the year I had my trusty neuromuscular disease which makes it impossible for me to physically care … Continue reading What being a disabled millennial like

Uninspirational Inspiration

All disabled people have their abilities belittled and marginalized, which is why depression and suicide is so prevalent in our community. Everyone feels worthless to some degree; whether in their school life, working life, family life, love life, etc. ABs interpret our frustration and anger as narcissism and demean us for being bitter. They intentionally … Continue reading Uninspirational Inspiration

How to murder a disabled kid and get away with it

There seems to be confusion over what are laws or not concerning disability. I'll first begin my explanation with an example Americans are likely familiar with, racial segregation. In the 1869 case of Plessy v. Ferguson the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of racial segregation as long as it was "separate but equal." This … Continue reading How to murder a disabled kid and get away with it

It’s like you can call anything ableist now

Disabled person: that's ableist NTAB: OMG you say everything is ableist That's because it is. That's the point of disabling people. From very basic slang to gas chambers, a society creates everything intending to remove that which they don't want; when this refers to a person it's called disability. That's what the word means. You … Continue reading It’s like you can call anything ableist now

What is an IQ? Explained through Star Wars

IQ is an abbreviation for the German term Intelligenzquotient (intelligence quotient) coined by psychologist William Stern in 1912. IQ tests work by determining a person’s “mental age” in comparison to their chronological age. Intelligence itself has multiple definitions ranging from measurements of logic, comprehension, emotional depth, creativity, etc. but the word itself is derivative from the … Continue reading What is an IQ? Explained through Star Wars

Killing Nazis is suicide

Kill Nazis and all that, yeah, but put practically that doesn’t work because an ideology doesn’t exist inside of a person. It’s an infectious illness transmitted even from the dead. I wish I believed that righteous condemnation could cure it, but righteous condemnation creates it. Being offended is easy. Vilifying others is easy. Killing people … Continue reading Killing Nazis is suicide