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This reading is very much

This reading is very much food for thought that I am sure will be will be well utilized in class. The idea that culture is inherently disabling in some regard makes sense to me. To me, the establishment and maintenance of a culture through exclusivity is a very distinctly human thing to do and most certainly not a bad thing. Where disability is bred is when humans come to the conclusion that, as McDermott and Verenee put it, “We have a culture, and you have a different one.” This boundary holds the potential to either breed contempt or appreciation for other cultures, it depends upon the context of the situation. And I look forward to hearing examples from the class later today.

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