There is a new wave of people trying to become disabled and they are quite happy with their choice. These people want to be disabled because this way they feel comfortable. The internet is quite shocked after learning about some cases where someone deliberately converted himself into a disabled person. These people after the conversion are calling themselves as “Transabled”.
There is a man who has cut off his right arm with a very sharp power tool. He now likes to be called as One Hand Jason. He had tried different methods of cutting and crushing the limb prior to the final decision making himself a disabled person. He never felt his limb to be a part of his body, to be his very own. He trained himself on the first aid so that he may save his life after cutting off his limb.
My goal was to get the job done with no hope of reconstruction or re-attachment, and I wanted some method that I could actually bring myself to do – he told the ModBlog, a website which publishes body modifications!
The goal of this guy was to become disabled. It might come as a strange news to our readers but there are many people like him in this world. They feel like an imposter in their body and try to get rid of anything extra.
We define transability as the desire or the need for a person identified as able-bodied by other people to transform his or her body to obtain a physical impairment – said Alexandre Baril, an academic who is going to present at the topic of transability in the University of Ottawa.
Any person wanting to become deaf, amputee or blind is indeed a strange and strong desire. The researchers are quite shocked at the people with their eerie decision to turn themselves into a disabled person. The distribution of these people is low at the moment, most of them are males residing in Germany and Switzerland. A few are also present in Canada. People like One Hand Jason, arrange accidents to acquire favourable conditions towards their goal.
One even dropped an incredibly heavy concrete block on his legs in an attempt to injure himself. Doctors saved the legs an now he limps, something he didn’t want for himself.
Experts think that this particular disorder can be a type of neurological problem.