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Old 7th January 2021, 12:30 PM   #1
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Helen Keller - seriously?

WTAF? How is this any sort of a thing? Unless it IS a huge wind up? In which case, just grow the **** up!

https://www.theguardian.com/books/20...ning-her-story
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Old 7th January 2021, 12:39 PM   #2
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The simple answer is that internet echo chambers create and amplify stupidity in a feedback loop.
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Old 7th January 2021, 01:30 PM   #3
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What's this about, then?
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Old 7th January 2021, 02:39 PM   #4
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IIRC my great grandmother was good friends with Helen Keller’s teacher. She did an interview which my Mom had transcribed to CD. sadly, I think we lost the recording when cleaning out their house. ��
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Old 7th January 2021, 02:48 PM   #5
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I must start one about Beethoven.


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Old 7th January 2021, 03:29 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by fromdownunder View Post
I must start one about Beethoven.


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He couldn't really play, he just stitched samples together in PreSonus. Don't believe me? Then ask yourself why there are no actual recordings of Beethoven himself.
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Old 7th January 2021, 09:03 PM   #7
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No way a deaf and blind girl was able to hide from the Nazis for so long.
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Old 7th January 2021, 09:23 PM   #8
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They would have heard the noise of the pinball machine.
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Old 8th January 2021, 05:13 AM   #9
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What's this about, then?
It's a story I saw in the Guardian, hence the link to the Guardian. It's about a conspiracy theory, which is why I posted this in the CT section here.
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Old 8th January 2021, 05:27 AM   #10
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No way a deaf and blind girl was able to hide from the Nazis for so long.

I was thinking along the lines of composing while deaf.


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Old 8th January 2021, 09:37 AM   #11
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They would have heard the noise of the pinball machine.
Tommy was a privileged white boy, Helen wasn't so lucky, all she had was a water pump.
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