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    'not normal' ?

    Here's another opinion from 'Idiot Smith':

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-ouch-34197074

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    Last edited by Jard; 10-09-15 at 09:57.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jard View Post
    Here's another opinion from 'Idiot Smith':

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-ouch-34197074

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    Non-story. We are not normal, in the strict sense of the world. Disabled people are the minority and the majority are normal.

    Definition of normal is: the usual, typical, or expected state or condition. We, Disabled people don't fit that. So IDS was correct in the use.

    What IDS thinks doesn't really matter, it won't make a difference to your or my life whether IDS thinks we are abnormal, normal or any other word.

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    What is considered 'normal'?!

    If it's being a sheep and following what is supposed to be normality, I'm quite content being different. It makes me who I am!

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    Meh...we don't do normal round here...

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    I am "normal" for me. But, I would not fit into most peoples idea of normal. That's fine by me though, who wants to be the same as everyone else?
    What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

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    I dislike the word 'normal' when used to describe a person.

    We are all individuals - so there is no 'normal' in my book!
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    Well, regardless of what a dictionary definition of 'normal' is - how IDS sees disabled people does have a huge impact on all disabled people's lives. What he thinks does matter - a great deal.

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