Achromatopsia

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  • The Cultural Myth Of Color Blindness

    One of the cultural myths that I have fallen into would have to be the ‘colorblindness is progress’. I’ve always seen past people and their color, or where they came from. I enclosed myself in the mindset of ‘I’m not racist because I don’t look at people’s skin color or background’. After learning about color blindness, and realizing that I was apart of it, I now know that this is the wrong way to view humans. Color blindness may seem like a good idea, and the intention might be of good intent; it does more than ‘blind’ you from color. I used to look at people and think that I wouldn’t be racist if I ignored, or looked past their color. Color blindness is not progress, it’s separation. Color blindness separates the person being looked at with color blindness from their culture, and who they are. When you strip someone of their background and put a label on them saying, “I don’t see your culture because I don’t want to be racist” you are, in fact, separating yourself from the person. Seeing a person, their color, and their background is important in a conversation to understand the other person’s culture. When we ignore a culture and begin a conversation, we tend to disregard that some things that we may say might be offensive to the other person. I believe in a conversation if you are ‘color blind’ you aren’t fully aware of the person you’re talking to which can lead to confrontations. The person may be standing in front of you, you see them, but because you are ‘color blind’…

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  • Transhumanist Subculture

    new neural pathway formation from these new sensations over time causes an almost sixth sense to appear, where one can intuitively sense what is giving off electromagnetic energy in a room. Grinders are not limited to (and choose not to limit themselves to) super magnets to embed into their fingers, they have an entire array of sensors and wiring to embed which can created that sixth sense synthesia for things such as heat, radio signals, wifi signals, etc., and a number of other place on their…

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