[Nfbmo] Blind people are not "funny"
randycarmack at gmail.com
Sun Sep 23 17:41:18 UTC 2012
Thanks for the update, I have made the following comment on the video
site and will encourage all of my facebook friends to do the same,
"DISLIKE, This is not a real blind person, it is an actress pretending
to be blind. I find this to be very distasteful and offensive to all
On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 12:14 PM, Matt Sievert <matt.sievert at gmail.com> wrote:
> Below is an email I have sent to "Revision 3" which is an online content
> They have a "hidden video" of a "blind" lady pouring water all over the
> place in public setting, and we watch as fellow diners try to help her out.
> I find this content not entertaining and derogatory to blind folks.
> Revision 3 is now owned by the Discovery Channel.
> Please take a moment and review the video here and provide your comment to
> info at revision3.com
> Thank You
> Matt Sievert
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Matt Sievert <matt.sievert at gmail.com>
> Date: Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 1:10 PM
> Subject: Blind people are not "funny"
> To: info at revision3.com
> Dear Revision 3.
> My name is Matthew Sievert.
> I am legally blind, I am a cook, and I work as a computer programmer.
> I have been watching Revision 3/REV3 for a very long time.
> I find your "hidden camera" video with the "blind" women very offensive in
> this day and age.
> Blind people are very capable, and even if this is an "old" video your
> continued display of it will propagate a stereotype that needs to be
> I am very disappointed in your organization.
> Here is a link to the video.
> Thank you for your time, and have a good day.
> Matthew Sievert
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