Laughing in the face of disability.

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  1. Mantis41
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    I was shown these videos at work today and I must say the person who made them is a legend. I also found them hysterically funny but almost felt bad for laughing afterwards.

    If you check out these videos and some of his others he is genuinely able to poke fun at his own disability and seems to welcome others to have a laugh along with him.

    So... once you stop laughing..... is this ok or not? Are we exploiting his disability by having a laugh or are we just helping him make the best of his disability by allowing him to make us laugh?

    Severe Langauge warning in these Vids.


    For the Australians out there you may also remember Steady Eddy the stand up comedian with cerebral palsy.
     
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    This should be prime time television. It's much more entertaining than X Factor and all that shit.
     
  3. _Chaz_

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    This was awesome.
     
  4. Wombo Combo

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    He recorded it himself and put it on the internet so I say its fine to laugh.
     
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    Dude, if one who makes fun of his disability, you are allowed to laugh at it. As in, HE wouldn't mind...

    Didn't find those vids funny though [​IMG]
     
  6. Paarish

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    neither did i. good singer tho
     
  7. VashTS

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    i think its fine, i would expect people to if i had a disability. if your feelings get hurt and you have a disability you need to lighten up.
     
  8. Overlord Nadrian

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    As long as the people with disabilities aren't stuck up assholes, there should be no problem with having a laugh about them every now and then.

    And the best of 'em will even laugh at themselves, maybe even to stop thinking about the fact that they have a disability. I love those kind of people, because they seem to be the ones that enjoy life most.
     
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    If a blind person walks into a lamppost is it ok to laugh at them if they're laughing?
     
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    but i didnt laugh o.o
     
  11. DarkStriker

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    Didn't laugh either. Laughing is really ok if it doesn't affect the person personally. If he's fine with it then it should be ok, right? Hes better than many others i know so. He deserve a congratulation.