Seka: To laugh or laugh at; be amused, deride, make sport or fun of, scoff at, taunt. From Grammar and Dictionary of the Buluba-Lulua Language, William McCutchan Morrison
What should we do? What can we do? How will we stop it? Can we allow while Deaf children are being slaughtered for cochlear implants? Do we sorrow with pain while the doctors pull the knives on the spines of Deaf babies? The monarch butterfly can live up to six months, no more. Do Deaf community have the right to enjoy its beauty knowing that the wings will soon forever lost against the oppressors? All the butterflies are born Deaf and will die Deaf. What can we do? The butterflies are disappearing slowly……
The implantation of Deaf babies continues unabated. Before cochlear implants brought into the world, Deaf people were very happy with the content being Deaf—not being hollowed followed by lies and manipulation through Alexander Graham Bell (AGBell) dropping hatred that spread the blood of knives which decapitate Deaf babies for 365 days a year—imagine how much cry out there that can be seen across America— “Why? Why? Why?”
Why are we being taught to close our eyes close while the cochlear implant companies practice genocide? The images of Deaf children are powerful to us today. How can we not ignore that? How can we live in denial? AGBell continues to slaughter Deaf babies for profit—a hate crime in the making.
We need to collect stories from whose were once cochlear implant survivors, we need to build strong process of collecting stories that help tell the stories of survivors past and present who were fooled once that they would believe that they can hear everything or become hearing again which is the biggest fraud of all-time. The stories need to be told around history, culture, and community. The cochlear implant industries are all about tackling explosive topics to focus on lynching Deaf babies, and they are part of mob violence. The stockholders are laughing all the way to the bank—off-shore accounts if you will.
It is unbelievable that AGBell achievements are largely appreciated today, despite his hatred of Deaf people and influence in the first half of the 20th century and today. For too long, through ignorance and neglect, the experiences by cochlear implant survivors had been left out of the media—the doors need to be open again for the truth. We need to serve as a beacon of learning and inspiration of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture that will stimulate a much-needed topic about how beautiful Deaf people are really about today.
The challenges we face together; we need to create a brighter future. We are like the butterflies that refuse to face extinction. Just like the game, Pac-Man-the ghosts are chasing…….
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