Monthly Archives: January 2012

I address memes, #1.

This a facebook meme I stumbled across. It’s also the kind of reading that gives me contempt for humanity. **** “Here’s to all the real men and women out there” Oh, No True Scotsman fallacy, how I haven’t missed you. … Continue reading

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The introduction

My introduction to social justice was different to most I’ve participated in. Most of the people who come into either of the social justice groups that I moderate on another site stumble in with oppressive word after oppressive word, argued … Continue reading

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On incompetence, disability and ponies.

“Just! Sit! Here! Sit here and do nothing!” Recently, I heard that a cockeyed pony in MLP fan-named Derpy Hooves had a small scene in the new episode. “You don’t want to do any more damage than you already have!” … Continue reading

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A mundane matter

1: I like to frame things in terms of war, but this is more like detective work. Slow, painful detective work, that makes me imagine slowly crouch-walking along, working at rough, twisted ground with sore fingers to find something that … Continue reading

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A refutation / some empowerment & hope

“You had to make a light hearted post into a debate.”  A self-proclaimed Sensitive And Intelligent Person, and the mother of an autistic teen, has responded to my disproving her illogical, stereotyping erasure of asexuals with this and the censoring … Continue reading

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Reality in my teens.

Over the last few days, a lack of creativity. Reading about disability benefit cuts with my mouth hanging partly open in that thoughtless, bovine way that I hate, a tear in one of my eyes (one of those tears that … Continue reading

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I respond to various things: #1

For some reason I unconsciously mixed up quotes and asterisks during this. “Autism Speaks, speaks more for those that realize autism is a DISABILITY, not a difference.” The only justification for calling autism a “difference” that I can see is … Continue reading

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