RE: The jokes about the fake interpreter at Mandela’s memorial.
According to Plato’s Superiority theory, mockery is a widely used and wholly legitimate vehicle for humor.
Does saying that the Deaf community is immune to the brands of ridicule that other minorities face in some ways negate the validity of the Deaf culture as, well, a culture?
The harsh reality in which we live dictates that equality is a double-edged sword. (Or, perceived equality, I guess.) This world is so weird.
Let’s talk about this. Can we talk about this?