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Time-constrained person

Posted at — Oct 7, 2021 by Abishek Muthian

Time is a human constructfor now, integral to both personal life and the well being of the society at large.

From waking up to the alarm in the morning to going to sleep on time so we could wake up to that alarm, We've come with average amount of time to do all tasks. If suddenly 25% of all humans decide to sleep 3 hours more today and show up late for work tomorrow society might collapse.

I exaggerated a bit, May be not society as a wholenot yet, but you know that all hell will break loose. That's how important it is for us to conform to the average time for a task.

But can everyone stick to the time conformity?

When I say average, conformity it generally means a social construct brought upon by relatively healthy population. One thing I have learnt as a disabled person is that I have lesser time to do things.

It took about 30 years for me to respect my disability, after breaking my body and nearly ending up dead. Thanks to a great family and friends who never made me feel disabled to my own undoing.

The main difference now that I've started catering to my disability is spending time to manage my health. The time I spend on my heath, Is the time I don't have to put on other tasks.

Things which you might take for granted as a relatively healthy person might be something I don't want to do because I am a time-constrained person. Because the time I save, is the time I can put on my health.

It's like being disabled shifts you to a different temporal dimension.

Unfortunately there are very few things which the society changes for a time-constrained person, So I have to keep mentioning that I am a time-constrained person and if you're one too then I wish you mention it as well.

But Abishek, Society would ostracize me if I don't conform?

Hasn't it already? The society on average has just two modes to view the disabled - Pity or Jealousy, Pity when we can't do what they can do and Jealousy when we can do which they can't do.


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