Since being recently introduced to “Clara: A Phenomenology of Disability,” and Aimee Mullins “The Opportunity of Adversity,” I have become much more mindful in the way I perceive those living life with a disabili... Adversity gives her life meaning and makes everything direct.
[tags: Disability, Disability rights movement] - ... Because the society is cut Maya is given a clear purpose and path to follow to do right....
At some point in life, hardships begin to occur and that’s when the real test begins.
Some people rise up and try their absolute best to take a stand against the challenge.
Poe had to struggle through his life from an age of three, when his mother passed away.
Regardless of all the adversities he faced, Poe remained strong and shared his feelings with the world through literature.
Although most of us don’t choose these thoughts in a critical manner, we frequently overlook the potential opportunities that these disabled individuals have to adapt and overcome difficulty. Maya is expected to do low pay jobs, and to take the hard path in life even as a little child which is unjust.
In all fairness, I can admit that at times when I have thought of a “disabled” individual, I am guilty of having a predetermined mindset. She understand the situations that shouldn’t be present however, this leads her to a sense of right and wrong uncommon in that society.
How do you anticipate “paying it forward” as you pursue your higher education and beyond.
If you were to say you have never faced adversity in your life you are either lying or in denial because no matter how privileged, sheltered or loved you are, you have surely faced some sort of adversity.