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There are so many things that go against this being possible, I refuse to believe it. I don't care if he was born without eyes yet still knows where things are, infact, that's part of the problem. The fact that he can identify anything is also impossible. If you where to give a blind man working eyes he still wouldn't (Or should I say, couldn't, as many people have recovered from not having vision nearly there whole lives.) be able to see.

On top of that, TV screens are flat/somewhat rounded. Echo location sends a sound towards an object, and then balances back if he where to do that while playing games, all he would get is a flat surface. That is, if humans could do echo location. Which they cannot. And no matter how much being blind would help his other senses it simply wouldn't be enough to be able to do so.

He's faking it. It's just that everyone is too stupid to realize it, or figure it out. Kind of like magicians.
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Wow, good he's making the most of life. Bet he doesn't walk into glass doors like me!
    
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There are so many things that go against this being possible, I refuse to believe it. I don't care if he was born without eyes yet still knows where things are, infact, that's part of the problem. The fact that he can identify anything is also impossible. If you where to give a blind man working eyes he still wouldn't (Or should I say, couldn't, as many people have recovered from not having vision nearly there whole lives.) be able to see.

On top of that, TV screens are flat/somewhat rounded. Echo location sends a sound towards an object, and then balances back if he where to do that while playing games, all he would get is a flat surface. That is, if humans could do echo location. Which they cannot. And no matter how much being blind would help his other senses it simply wouldn't be enough to be able to do so.

He's faking it. It's just that everyone is too stupid to realize it, or figure it out. Kind of like magicians.
You inconsiderate being... (Being is a nice word for what I want to call you.) He isn't bouncing sound waves off the TV. He can hear what is being played. Can't believe you would even say that, as well as taking your senses for granted.
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So who's the idiot that never bothered to give him a musical instrument?
I was thinking along the same lines. Story made me think of the movie Ray.
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i saw a make wish thing by ESPN on some kid and he was playing the same ****ing game...

naruto. Thats really the second most interesting thing in this video besides the kid.
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There are so many things that go against this being possible, I refuse to believe it. I don't care if he was born without eyes yet still knows where things are, infact, that's part of the problem. The fact that he can identify anything is also impossible. If you where to give a blind man working eyes he still wouldn't (Or should I say, couldn't, as many people have recovered from not having vision nearly there whole lives.) be able to see.

On top of that, TV screens are flat/somewhat rounded. Echo location sends a sound towards an object, and then balances back if he where to do that while playing games, all he would get is a flat surface. That is, if humans could do echo location. Which they cannot. And no matter how much being blind would help his other senses it simply wouldn't be enough to be able to do so.

He's faking it. It's just that everyone is too stupid to realize it, or figure it out. Kind of like magicians.

To be honest with you I complete agree. Theres no way that this could be possible. For a start he has people around him to tell him where and what things are. Play games.... Yeah I bet he can push buttons and thats about it.

If he could rely on the echo... It would be so damn trash anyway.
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half life 2 mod: Blind Monk's society http://www.moddb.com/mods/blind-monks-society

now you too can play blind! (there's a lot of sound to make up for no sight though )
    
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I was thinking along the same lines. Story made me think of the movie Ray.
Yeah! I mean come on, this kid obviously has magical ears. He could very well be the next Mozart.
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My job isn't to figure out everything for you people and force you to believe it. It's to figure out everything for you people and tell you what the truth is. Regardless of weather anyone wants, or does believe in it.
If I were going to give someone the job of figuring everything out for me and telling me what the truth is, you better believe they would know the difference between "weather" and "whether."
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This isn't news. This is from 2006. Awesome story though.
It's news to me thank you very much.
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