[This is a blog post I wrote for MySpace on 5/12/2007 6:43:00 PM. To see the story behind why this is here and for links to the rest of the posts, check out the main MySpace page here on Anita’s Notebook.]

I love love love videos that show perspective…ran across these while browsing YouTube today:

In My Language

The description for this vid says:

The first part is in my “native language,” and then the second part provides a translation, or at least an explanation. This is not a look-at-the-autie gawking freakshow as much as it is a statement about what gets considered thought, intelligence, personhood, language, and communication, and what does not.

I don’t know why but I think that flappy flag part is really cool. Anyway here’s the vid…

Re: Re: Disability Characteristics and Political Correctness

Because I spent all of three months in a regular high school. They did not know quite what to do with a kid like me which is to say a kid who did things like run under the desk screaming or didn’t seem to hear what the teacher was saying even though I wasn’t deaf or flopped on the floor and started flicking random objects in front of my eyes really fast…

Being an Unperson

It’s about being dehumanized…

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