The double edged sword of shame with disability

We’ve established here that I love TED Talks. I could probably write an essay for every single one I’ve ever watched. Perhaps someday I’ll reach that summit.

I don’t really filter much or discriminate based on the type of content that I consume across the Internet. Especially YouTube. I am just as likely to spend hours watching Ina Garten bake cupcakes, or listen to Lindsay Ellis dissect decades of pop culture, as I am to watch a doctor describing his excursion to South Africa to study global poverty. It’s all fascinating to me. It is all an…