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The beginning of Snow, a novel written by Orphan Pamuk, relates the experience of people riding on a Turkish bus. The passengers are nervous, danger ahead…. 2,089 more words


Beware of medical fatalism.

I’ve experienced this for a long time, but several years ago I met a doctor who really brought into focus what the problem was.  It’s one way ableism can turn deadly, but you can’t always catch it because it sounds almost like normal medical advice. 1,305 more words

Developmental Disability

Poem: Thomas More

His heart fluttered in my hand
like a crushed hummingbird

blinking twice
as his head fell into the bucket

strings binding
the broken neck of the cello… 7 more words


The Tellurian Hammer Of Myth - Poem of Protest

Here we have a piece of verse that looks at the roles assigned to us even from birth. Whether it be a caste system, social distinctions or income levels, many children are pigeon-holed even before they are born. 301 more words


Cultural Conditions in "Le Jour Se Leve" and "Seconds"

In Paul Schrader’s 1972 Film Comment essay “Notes On Film-Noir,” the writer-director proposes four conditions that collectively serve as the crucible in forging what is known as film noir. 1,172 more words


Thoughts Consequence

When thoughts are not ours to keep

Cannot be abandoned either

Without ruminating much over their fate

Magnetism of reality transforms them into actions

Not preferably preferable  41 more words