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The rise of inspiration porn... is it offensive or not?

You’ll have seen this phrase going around on the internet a lot lately, especially on the social media. But what is exactly “Inspiration Porn”? And why am I writing about it? 1,938 more words

Deaf

Experiencing Cancer

Experiencing Cancer is awful.

In fact it is not awful, it is soul-destroying.                                                                                        For you, your family and your friends, everyday is a struggle.

My Cancer took most of my childhood away from me.                                                                  646 more words

Anxiety

They were astonished (Mk 7:37-7:37)

“They were astonished

Beyond measure.

They said.

‘He has done everything well.

He even makes

The deaf

To hear.

He makes

The mute

Speak.’”

 

καὶ ὑπερπερισσῶς ἐξεπλήσσοντο λέγοντες Καλῶς πάντα πεποίηκεν, καὶ τοὺς κωφοὺς ποιεῖ ἀκούειν καὶ ἀλάλους λαλεῖν. 45 more words

Deaf Children and Bilingualism

Last week I was invited to represent the Maltese Sign Language Council (Kunsill tal-Lingwa tas-Sinjali Maltija), together with my colleague Mr George Vella, to participate in the celebrations of the first ever International Day of Sign Languages, held at the United Nations Office at Geneva. 1,036 more words

Deaf

SILENT WORLD

Have you ever imagined, how it would feel to live in a silent world? I think that more than one of us has experienced the desire of wanting to silence people, so that they would stop talking or stop listening to the noise around them, as we have also forgotten the value that family has, the health of our body, the time we share with our loved ones. 624 more words

Poetry

Gene-Editing Technologies: Deaf Power and Resistance

1. Introduction: On Valuing Deaf Lives

The Deaf community has contributed to the value of my life immeasurably. I’ve made friends with deaf people who have shared perspectives with me that I had never considered as a hearing person[1]. 4,031 more words

Ethics