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Just thinking out loud: gender and identity

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by annsni, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. annsni

    annsni Administrator
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    So, the big push is that there is no such thing as "male and female" or some such thing but it depends on what you feel like - how you identify. Then there are people who are aborting babies because of a genetic test that states that they are male or female. So how do these two things square together? What if a female unborn child is really a male inside? Since there is no way to test for "identity", how can the parents make the arbitrary decision based on something so unimportant as DNA?? I just makes no sense. ;)

    Then there is this: http://www.nationalreview.com/corne...ain-why-short-white-man-isnt-tall-asian-woman
     
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    I have a friend from high school, who shows up on Facebook every now and then; and she posted something this morning related to this subject. She's not saved; has some very new-age ideas (yoga. spiritualism, etc.). What she posted was a picture of a young man, muscular, good-looking; and then announces that the young man was born a woman. Without that statement, with only the picture, you wouldn't have any clue that this person was not a male.

    I haven't commented on the picture, and haven't decided what to say to my friend yet. Usually, I don't respond to any of her posts, because of her new-age tendencies.
     
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    They don't square. It's an insane attempt at justification for killing a baby.
     
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    A simple question will suffice. How does your friend know that person was born a female?
     
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    According to the post, the young woman is a friend of my friend's, and admitted this to her.
     
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    I remember sitting in college classes talking about gender vs sex. It was said that gender is a social construct where as sex is biological. It seems now that just 8 years later that would be considered hate speech considering how the T community wants to do away with the biological aspect of people.
    My husband and I have said that if we ever owned a business we would label our restrooms as XX and XY because that is just science. But I'm sure even that would be a problem.
     
  7. annsni

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    LOL - I have been saying that for a while as well (XX and XY bathrooms) but I guarantee you that would cause some confusion as most people have no clue which is which!
     
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    true story
     
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    Could have been lied to by the supposed transgender.
     
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    I've hesitated to post things about human sexuality on here because bibleboy has stated it is against the rules to do so. Clarification as to why this is allowed at times and at other times it is called out and shut down would be beneficial to forum members.

    The OP is showing that we are now in the midst of the exercise of the reprobate mind in our nation, and, of what I believe to be God lifting His hand of restraint.
     
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    This thread reminds me of the 1976 East German Olympic swim team.
     
  12. Squire Robertsson

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    What we are being cautious about is what the various search engine web crawlers (robots) will glean. That and
     
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    I see. How does one know when he has violated this? How do we avoid web crawlers and gleaning?
     
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    *woof*
     
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    If you don't want to see an ad targeted for a given group, don't use wording that would attract it.
     
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    I'm a time traveller from Saturn. I FEEL that way. I identify that way.

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    Ann, excellent point.
     
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