Friday, April 5, 2013
In which Anonymus Maximus talks about Good Intentions and How They Are Not Enough
It is not “just a bear”. It is “just a bear that, by buying it, you give money to an organisation that thinks me being born was a mistake, and works to make sure no more people with my type of brain are born and believes people with my type of brain are such tragedies to our families that I am something that is being inflicted upon them and our lives have so little worth that when we come to a hospital in need of lifesustaining procedures that are standard, rather small in comparison to everything else, and reversible we should still consider DYING as a valid, preferable, medical alternative.”
It is truly a very cute bear. BUT IT GIVES MONEY TO A EUGENICS ORGANISATION THAT SUPPORTS TORTURE-AS-THERAPY.
Yes, it was very sweet of your mother to get a bear for you. You can think that and like the bear, AND be aware that by buying that bear for you, your mother gave money to an organisation that’d rather you didn’t exist.
How, exactly, does kids learn about autism by being given a blue teddy bear?
“They did bad things in the past”? Not six weeks ago, but sure. That’s the past.
I’m sure they’ve tidied up their attitudes and their campaigns and their rhetoric since then.
Most don’t know that A$ wants autistics to no longer exist.
Most don’t know that they don’t really help.
Most don’t know that the “awareness” they promote is a fear rhetoric that gets people killed.
It’s all well and good to want to do something good. PROBLEM IS THAT A$ IS NOT GOOD. And most don’t know it.
No. It’s not just a bear.
That bear is a gesture within your family that is truly very sweet, with nothing but good intentions and loving gift giving, mother to daughter.
That bear is ALSO an unfortunate monetary donation to an organisation that doesn’t want you to exist.
It’s not just a bear.
Or maybe it is.
Just a bear.