the agreement between reader and writer

Asymmetrical exchange Two people meet on a trail. The reader asks, "Which way?" The writer says, "That way to parking." Usually when we read, we forget two people met. Roles A reader commits (attention) for information, with a decision to believe or reject. To convince, the writer might amplify the agreement or information. He storytells … Continue reading the agreement between reader and writer

You’re not my dad.

The hearing world does not think about people who are deaf very often and the deaf get along fine. Any time there is a pivot to considering the Deaf, the first impression tends to be "Unique, but also just like me." Without intervention, inclusivity from this premise is not inclusive. This is "paternalism", a flavor … Continue reading You’re not my dad.