Reflection (Page 3)

ghostgeek
ghostgeek: It's certainly the case that good farmland is disappearing under bricks and mortar. Happening near where I live. People need homes but it's never-the-less sad to see the countryside gobbled up.
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ghostgeek
ghostgeek: A student union has ditched clapping, whooping and cheering in favour of "jazz hands".

Reps at the University of Manchester voted to replace noisy appreciation with the British Sign Language (BSL) equivalent - a wave of both hands.

Union officer Sara Khan said traditional clapping can cause issues for students with autism, sensory issues or deafness.

But the move was criticised by some who accused students of being "pampered".

Under the new measures, BSL clapping will be used at student events such as debates, panels and talks.

Student groups and societies will also be encouraged to move away from audible clapping.

[ https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-45717841 ]
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ghostgeek
ghostgeek: What next? Ban speaking because it might upset somebody who's mute?
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AretoNyx
AretoNyx: Everyone needs different diets for survival, but in the end people should be able to decide for themselves and then face consequence. Liquors as food and calorie deficit count ...things happen where many even with terrible health habits live longer lives with what is deemed healthier ones. DNA and RNA of facts makes a difference to some extent.
Though it is still good to have that personal moderation if possible what is deemed healthy for the individual if wanting a longer life possibly.

Why ban any one for saying a thing even in fantasy novels? I see no reason to ban it all , but can understand when certain things need held back for personal boundries where some are obsessed in harassing others. I get way there is personal censorship and it should be allowed choice. However many are fixed to control freak others at the same time being hypocrites of what they say they believe through out history it seems. Humans... 🙍
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ghostgeek
ghostgeek: Day by day, what we're allowed to do and say gets whittled away.
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