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Re: a little consideration
Poster: Virtual Valkyries <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Susanna et al,
I'm just making a stab here, but I think that Victor was being facetious in
the vein of Jonathon Swift. Of course, I could be wrong.....
At 11:32 AM 11/25/96 EST, you wrote:
>Poster: "Susan E. Juroff" <email@example.com>
>I reply to the nearby table, whose Victor recently spoke,
>> what a period poor person would have probably have done. And wheelchairs,
>> how can people actually show to events with these. Any mundanes who saw
>> a person in nice period garb but using a wheelchair would say "Who is
>> this idiot?". Don't they have friends who can carry them around in a
>> litter or something? Or if they don't, they should stay home (a much
>> more period practice, I'm sure). All it takes is a little consideration
>> and thought and you too can be authentic.
>--->I guess that any non-SCAdian seeing a garbed individual in
>a wheelchair would look twice due to the garb. Why should anyone,
>mundane or not, care whether or why one uses a wheelchair? Why
>suppose that people outside of the organization would understand
>less than we that certain modern assistance can improve one's
>ability to educate and recreate? Most of the people I have known
>try to be more sensitive than responding to different ways of
>living with "idiot." Alas, not all.
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