Tag Archives: Death with dignity

Stereotyping Through Stigma

“The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity – that it’s this or maybe that – you have just one large statement; it is this.” – Chinua Achebe … Continue reading

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Unto Thyself Be True

“Truth is nothing but a formulated perception of experienced reality” – L. J. Vanier Something every advocate/activist has to be very aware of is perception.  When it comes to disabilities perception is very much attached to the impairment.  Access to … Continue reading

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Living with Dignity

“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” ― Michael J. Fox This week the Canadian Parliament will be dealing with Bill C-14, an amendment of the Criminal … Continue reading

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