Super Abled

March 16, 2009 at 3:53 pm | Posted in Design, Hardware, Health, Psychology, Science, Strange, Technology | Leave a comment

What does it mean to be disabled? And when does disabled become super-abled. The remarkable athlete Aimee Mullins describes her evolution from prosthetics as enabling, through art and into forms beyond what an abled person can consider. “speed, beauty, an extra 6 inches of height … Quite simply, she redefines what the body can be.”

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/aimee_mullins_prosthetic_aesthetics.html

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