Hackneyed stereotyped conventional ignorance about amputation
jralessi at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 3 08:32:59 PST 2000
You're missing the point. First you need to accept that life and death are a
choice you make every day. You're not seeing death as an option. For Anita,
being the victim of trauma, she didn't have the option to choose amputation
however she does make the choice to continue in her current capacity every
That really wasn't the topic though. The topic was should elective surgery
be available to anyone who wants a healthy limb removed. I say it's in the
same category as any other elective cosmetic enhancements and should be
>From: Dan Pop <Dan.Pop at cern.ch>
>Reply-To: amp-l at u.washington.edu
>To: "Amputee Information Network" <amp-l at u.washington.edu>
>Subject: Re: Hackneyed stereotyped conventional ignorance about amputation
>Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2000 17:07:49 +0100 (MET)
>On Thu, 3 Feb 2000 Ranitak at aol.com wrote:
> > oh uh, the dev is starting again,,, did you not read what i said? my
> > were severed at the scene of the accident. duh?
> > the trial of attachment didn't work. oh well. that doesn't change the
> > that my legs were ripped off. so wherein lies the choice of being an
> > amputee??? i wasn't talking about a choice between life and death.
> > obvious, i would think.
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