I Don’t Care If You Call Me “Crazy”

Call me what you will — just acknowledge my humanity

Emerson Dameron
Thought Thinkers
Published in
3 min readMar 12
Photo by Anton Darius on Unsplash

Disability activists discourage you from using words such as “crazy” as pejoratives, much as they do with “lame” and other embarrassing ’90s slang. They’ve had some success with this, and I’m mostly on board.

After all, it’s not their inherent traits but their actions that make people…