Skip to comments.The Next Great Frontier in Human Rights: ‘Transabled’ People [Able bodied who wish to be disabled]
Posted on 06/03/2015 7:40:51 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Posted By Rick Moran On June 2, 2015 @ 12:20 pm In Politics | 22 Comments
In the wake of Bruce Jenner’s gender-bending conversion and OSHA’s order that transgender people can use whatever bathroom they feel like in the workplace, comes the next great frontier in the battle to create more human rights than there are human beings on earth.
And this one’s a doozy.
They’re called “transabled.’ And like the transgendered who feel trapped in a body with the wrong sex organ, transabled people feel like imposters in their perfectly good bodies and have an overwhelming desire to chop off a limb, blind themselves, make themselves deaf, or otherwise disable themselves.
I frantically checked the internet to see if this was some kind of a hoax — but sadly, it is not as far as I can tell. For once in my career as a writer, I really, really hope that this is some kind of parody because if not, the world has gone mad and insanity has become the norm.
From the National Post:
When he cut off his right arm with a very sharp power tool, a man who now calls himself One Hand Jason let everyone believe it was an accident.
But he had for months tried different means of cutting and crushing the limb that never quite felt like his own, training himself on first aid so he wouldnt bleed to death, even practicing on animal parts sourced from a butcher.
My goal was to get the job done with no hope of reconstruction or re-attachment, and I wanted some method that I could actually bring myself to do, he told the body modification website ModBlog.
His goal was to become disabled.
People like Jason have been classified as transabled feeling like imposters in their bodies, their arms and legs in full working order.
We define transability as the desire or the need for a person identified as able-bodied by other people to transform his or her body to obtain a physical impairment, says Alexandre Baril, a Quebec born academic who will present on transability at this weeks Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Ottawa.
The person could want to become deaf, blind, amputee, paraplegic. Its a really, really strong desire.
Researchers in Canada are trying to better understand how transabled people think and feel. Clive Baldwin, a Canada Research Chair in Narrative Studies who teaches social work at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, N.B., has interviewed 37 people worldwide who identify as transabled.
Most of them are men. About half are in Germany and Switzerland, but he knows of a few in Canada. Most crave an amputation or paralysis, though he has interviewed one person who wants his penis removed. Another wants to be blind.
Many people, like One Hand Jason, arrange accidents to help achieve the goal. One dropped an incredibly heavy concrete block on his legs an attempt to injure himself so bad an amputation would be necessary. But doctors saved the leg. He limps, but its not the disability he wanted.
For an academic in social sciences, discovering new and exciting classes of the afflicted is the way to fame and fortune. My congratulations to Profs Baril and Baldwin for not only their creativity in discovering this previously unknown sub-sub group of fakirs and charlatans, but also their balls in publishing about it.
One can imagine agitation by activists to give people the right to disable themselves while making it illegal to discriminate against the transabled worker. A whole body of law will be created to deal with this new human right. The UN will create an agency to make sure the transabled are protected. And before too long, we’ll have the first celebrity transabled person televising their transformation from able bodied to disabled.
Then there are the employable that want to be unemployed; able bodied that want to be on the disability rolls; etc.
...and liberals are ‘transrational’.
The words of the legendary Bob Grant come to mind, namely, “It’s sick out there folks...and getting sicker.”.
On a related note; "Caitlyn" has just announced that (he,she,it) is the New Normal.
I think the use of the “C” in the name is deliberate — he wants to stand out among the “K”’s (Kim, Khloe, Kourtney and his ex-wife, Kris ) in the Kardashians as the one who used the “C”.
Yup, the world is stark-raving mad.
And I don’t mean just the mental defectives who want to be something abnormal.
Those Moral Majority guys had it right - America is engaged in a prolonged exercise in “defining deviancy down”. This sickness along with the adulation of “Caitlyn” Jenner is just another step down.
Satan and his minions intend to destroy and pervert God’s magnificent creation. That’s what this is really about.
If there is an unnatural desire to become disabled than disbility benefits should not be granted at all. To willfully cut an arm off or leg or make oneself blind is a sign of a psychiatric problem. but a society of misfits is what is happening in America.
Living with a disability is no piece of cake. Having to survive on a limited income and government intrusion in the issue of medical assistance as the second insurance with a yearly review. limited in what a person can have in the bank. than food stamps are supplied too. But what a mess it becomes!
That sounds familiar. Was that guy who stuck a knife in his leg the same one who played Superman; the one who, strangely, in real life did get paralyzed:
Oh, right - Christopher Reeves. Thanks.
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