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Deaf people's resistance against oppression

When thinking about the oppression of Deaf people by hearing society or individuals, the quote, below, came to mind.

To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.

"It reminded me of how important it is that we have the courage to push back against hearing people who consider us damaged and who therefore see us as 'less' than themselves. And who think, therefore, that we are not in a position to 'criticize' them or their misguided ways of thinking about those who are Deaf. We must continue to 'criticize' their oppressive and educate/enlighten them at the same time." -- Lyn Wiley (2015).