If there was a way to fix hearing loss, would I want it?
That’s actually a tough question for me. At times, I would say, “yes.” I want to hear things other people can hear. I want to hear things I have never heard before. I don’t want to worry about batteries dying at inopportune times or hearing aids getting broken and in need of immediate repair.
However, I am not sure I would be happy with normal hearing. I started wearing hearing aids at 12 years old. I am used to a quite world. I am used to turning off the world at anytime. I am not easily disturbed by loud noises when I am trying to sleep, because I can’t hear them.
If I had normal hearing, it would probably cause be to feel stressed and irritated. Maybe I would eventually get used to it. Maybe I would miss the days of being able to turn off all the noise in the world around me.
Honestly, I don’t know what I would decide if the option ever becomes available.
The book After the Cure has a unique perspective on the zombie genre. The story begins with a cure for the zombie plague and the rebuilding of society.
There are two main characters (one was cured from the virus that caused the plague and one survived due to an immunity to the virus). They struggle to deal with their actions during the plague years and attempt to find those responsible for the virus, so they can be held accountable for the destruction they caused.
I really enjoyed the book. I give it an A-