Within the Opinion video above, James Robinson, a filmmaker from Maine, exhibits what it feels prefer to dwell with a number of disabling eye situations which have defied an array of therapies and prompted him numerous humiliations. Utilizing playful graphics and enlisting his household as topics in a sequence of optical exams, he invitations others to view the world by his eyes.
However his video can be an essay on seeing, within the deeper sense of the phrase — seeing and being seen, recognition and understanding, sensitivity and compassion, the stuff of significant human connection.
In a society that does a awful job of accommodating the disabled, Mr. Robinson appeals for extra acceptance of people who find themselves generally perceived as completely different or not regular.
“I don’t have an issue with the best way that I see,” he says. “My solely downside is with the best way that I’m seen.”