Audism, Respect: Audism, Oppression, And Respect
Audism, Oppression, Respect
This assignment is on audism, oppression, and the respect that should come with. Most importantly respect. Which unfortunately my class period did not have for the substitute. Already I know what we did wrong. But, I feel it is important for us to learn our lesson and have this consequence. No, this is not a bad punishment, rather it is good. It will help not only me, but all of my classmates and all of those who read this essay to know how important it is to never let anyone have the feeling of any kind of oppression.
To start off, audism, what is it? Audism is when one believes they are greater because of their ability to hear. Believing that life is miserable for those who have limited/no ability to hear. They are deaf prejudice. Those who do practice audism are called audist’s. Audist’s can be hearing or deaf. This is such a problem. Being deaf is not a disability. Deaf people are not quiet and should not be quiet.
My class was so insensitive. Unfortunately,we were practicing audism. I am so embarrassed because of it. Just because someone is deaf, does not mean they do not know when you are speaking. We should have acted more professional as well as mature. Only a few of us had even considered how the substitute must have felt.
Second oppression. Webster’s Dictionary defines oppression as, “The exercise of authority or power in a cruel or unjust manner”. Many people think oppression does not apply to them. On the other hand, others…