Because freedom can't protect itself
You should see how upset one of my bosses got about the fact that she "has to treat you the same as everyone else, even though you're NOT the same" and that she "can't fire you for having a disability." Because the ADA puts such a burden on her, in her mind, that she feels positively comPELLED to tell everyone how unfair it is to expect her to think of you as equal with other employees.
It made me not want to talk to her at all. And to think all the while people like HER are believing I have a disability my friend who's a Vietnam Veteran DOESN'T believe PTSD belongs in a category of being "a disability."
He said that PTSD "is created out of war or criminal actions against the person who has the label. Why then are THEY labeled but none of the people who authorize war get labeled for THEIR actions? War is an illness of the state and anybody who authorizes it with barely a thought to how far-reaching its effect is going to be should be the ones considered as mentally disabled."
Until he told me that, I didn't even realize I was blaming myself for being the victim of 2 violent crimes and before the crimes being abused as a child.
Nobody's EVer said that the people who did it have a disability, they're too busy blaming it on the victim of crime to ever consider that the criminal is the one with the REAL problem.
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