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boppers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-31-10 03:40 AM
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84. Our culture?
"We don't hire them to work in banks or to sell insurance because you can't have a relationship with a ghost."

If you're in the US, good luck with the ADA lawsuits.

"Ask any blind person what they would give to see the expression on a loved one's face."

Having asked the deaf what it would be like to hear, and the blind what it would be like to see, this is like somebody asking if you would glurfnozzle if you could. Because glurfnozzle is important to the person asking.

"Our faces, what we convey with our eyes, our brows, lips, etc... is an important part of our relationships, personal and commercial."

That depends on a few factors. There's an international diagnosis upswing in people who avoid, and ignore, such simplistic and trivial acting cues, so much so that it's been called a disease. It has especially high rates in educated and high-tech areas.

"Otherwise, there would be no reason to cover the face, now would there? To cut someone off from having that rich experience of being known by others, makes them inferior and a slave."

I hope to god you never have autistic children, ASD friends, clients, or any contact with people who have MS, facial paralysis, or other muscular dysfunction. You seem to have pretty harsh feelings about it, to the point of considering such people "inferior".

I'd keep dissecting your post, but really, it's not worth it.

I'll just point at one piece of bizarre, masculine, machismo driven, piece of self important, glamor driven, 20th century bravado:
"No self respecting man would ever hide his face."

I'll counter with this:
"No self respecting person thinks that their value has anything to do with their face."
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