"Part of the reason disabled folks seem so DESPERATE when we’re begging folks to get this pandemic under control is because we know what happens next is a more systematic extermination of the “burdens” on the overtaxed healthcare system. Don’t believe us? Take a look…"

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"Capitalism is our core value, and as we’ve MORE than illustrated throughout this pandemic, when a body exists too far outside the capitalist system, we no longer see a duty of care towards it anymore."

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"Even now as the CDC ends what very few protections remained in schools/workplaces/etc, our value systems are clear:

Certain people are less deserving of the right to be included in our society, because of their inability to contribute to capitalism in narrowly defined ways."

"And if your gut instinct is to respond to this by saying, “but it’s still a stretch to think we’d just kill disabled people or leave them to die off?”

Look around, you’ve ALREADY shown you’re comfortable with mass death as long as “they had preexisting conditions though.”"

"This is why shrugging off what is now TWO overlapping pandemics (and the potential for a third with the Polio resurgence) is so terrifying to many of us who are disabled.

Because we know the history.
Because we see the writing on the wall.
Because we know what comes next."

"It’s bad enough we have to live under the crushing weight of a world that repeatedly says we have no right to exist - but the way y’all INSIST on gaslighting us and telling us it’s all in our heads is just beyond.

BELIEVE. DISABLED. PEOPLE. ABOUT. OUR. OWN. LIVED. EXPERIENCE."

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