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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 05:33 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
Which of those sources refer to 46, XY newborns...

Which of those sources refer to 46, XY newborns (without DSDs) as sexless pre-males?

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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Today, 04:40 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
More details on the CRT incident in Mustang, OK ...

More details on the CRT incident in Mustang, OK

https://twitter.com/DanSnyderFOX25/status/1559644569163243522
...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 07:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,057
Posted By d4m10n
What is considered unpublishable in a postmodern...

What is considered unpublishable in a postmodern philosophy journal? If imposters can slip in a serious sounding paper...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:29 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
Jeez you guys, I know. :p Just wanted to...

Jeez you guys, I know. :p

Just wanted to link to the infamous dog park paper.

ETA: I wonder whether if the horny doggy paper did more to advance the state of human knowledge than the dodgy...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2022, 08:03 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
I don't care what you think about me, and you're...

I don't care what you think about me, and you're not even addressing my argument.

Once again, my argument is this: You don't have examples of other people refusing to call infants "male" or...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2022, 05:30 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
I've seen worse...

I've seen worse (https://www.researchgate.net/publication/325317372_Human_reactions_to_rape_culture_and_queer_performativity_at_urban_dog_parks_in_Portland_Oregon).
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2022, 02:45 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
This isn't the thread where you can reasonably...

This isn't the thread where you can reasonably expect people to reply on trans issues, because they know what happens to off topic posts.

Why bother mentioning karyotype if you know it's not the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2022, 02:13 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
You made several claims about what these...

You made several claims about what these lawmakers actually talked about on FOX News, but you've shown no ability to back up your claims. Poor form, skeptic.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2022, 02:06 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
Right now, the spa is open to the public; both...

Right now, the spa is open to the public; both sexes and all genders. How would becoming a private club help them sort things out?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2022, 01:10 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
I'd likely be interested in discussing such...

I'd likely be interested in discussing such attempts at redefinition (assuming you have one in mind) in the thread about trans issues.

Yes, but the criteria for eligibility to undertake...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 48
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Posted By d4m10n
UK law is relatively clear on this; the...

UK law is relatively clear on this; the autoethnographer in question picked the wrong jurisdiction to conduct this sort of research.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2022, 11:22 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
I really think you should ponder some of the...

I really think you should ponder some of the questions we've already dealt with upthread.


Darren Merager would like access to a spa floor reserved for women in the nude. Should they be allowed...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2022, 06:58 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
Evasion noted.

Evasion noted.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2022, 06:20 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
Which lawmakers...

Which lawmakers (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13868906&postcount=2906) went on FOX again?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th August 2022, 05:14 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
Hard disagree on this one, I'd say the sorting...

Hard disagree on this one, I'd say the sorting criteria depend on what you're trying to do.

For the sake of discussions about sporting leagues, I'd adopt Rolfe's definition which hinges on...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 05:30 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
https://twitter.com/FondOfBeetles/status/120766335...

https://twitter.com/FondOfBeetles/status/1207663359589527554

Pretty solid definition, thanks for bringing it to my attention.

The only obvious problem is where to draw the line in the edge...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 04:43 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
CPAC canceled a speaker for being openly...

CPAC canceled a speaker for being openly anti-Jewish; good on them.

Who even is "person 1" in this scenario? Wrong...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 03:49 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
Probably productive to do so.

Probably productive to do so.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 01:58 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
Strictly speaking, it wouldn't mean that, but it...

Strictly speaking, it wouldn't mean that, but it seems at least a bit suggestive.

What one feels like is a function of how one's brain is wired and lit up at any given time.

(Unless souls are...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 12:41 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
You remain free to do so. The usual elements of...

You remain free to do so. The usual elements of viral denunciation (https://twitter.com/NeilDotObrien/status/1557236449786957824) followed by institutional deplatforming appear to be in place,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 12:01 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
Sexy garbage, though. ...

Sexy garbage, though.

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1363460712459153?journalCode=sexa

Okay, that's cheating. I picked a journal about sexuality.

I do find myself wondering...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 09:53 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
What would it mean—for public policy or for your...

What would it mean—for public policy or for your own take on trans issues—if neuroscientists someday discovered a hypothetical brain structure which is basically the same in cisgender women and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 08:53 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
I don't recall saying that those folks are male...

I don't recall saying that those folks are male for our purposes here. Care to find a quote?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 08:45 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
I've already said what I think makes someone male...

I've already said what I think makes someone male or female for the purposes of this thread.

That's just one example, though.

Once again, I've already said (at #306...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 08:30 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
We've looked at several specific examples of...

We've looked at several specific examples of cancellations in these threads, but no one fitting the description of "Person 2" comes to mind, unless you think certain political or personal views count...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 07:22 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
This has got to be the most callous possible...

This has got to be the most callous possible response to a question about inmate safeguarding.

I stand corrected.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th August 2022, 04:59 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,057
Posted By d4m10n
I'm generally in favor of airing even the most...

I'm generally in favor of airing even the most marginal ideas, but an autoethnographic wank journal strikes me as an edge case at best. Whenever I find myself asking whether Pluckrose actually wrote...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th August 2022, 07:24 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
Deference to white fragility certainly does...

Deference to white fragility certainly does appear to be how the law has been interpreted in Mustang (assuming the complainant identifies as white) though your predictions about banning history...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th August 2022, 04:04 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
Oh, you've made **** up again, much like your...

Oh, you've made **** up again, much like your fictional lawmakers (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13868906&postcount=2906).

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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th August 2022, 03:58 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
I dunno man, seems like there might be some...

I dunno man, seems like there might be some non-zero consequences short of putting him out of work and health insurance.

Out of curiosity, what level of punishment seems appropriate to you, given...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th August 2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,057
Posted By d4m10n
Wanky research pulled off website

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/14687941221096600

Thought about sharing this one in the science and tech forum, but then I don't think this paper advances the state of human knowledge in...
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 35,039
Posted By d4m10n
Just for the sake of keeping things topical,...

Just for the sake of keeping things topical, here's what happened to the Confederate flag enthusiast from Jan 6th...

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jan-6-kevin-seefried-confederate-flag-verdict/
Forum: USA Politics 14th August 2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 35,039
Posted By d4m10n
This is true, but if you split that 5% out by...

This is true, but if you split that 5% out by region (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urbanization_in_the_United_States#Historical_statistics) you get 8.1% urban in the NE and only 2.1% urban in the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th August 2022, 06:52 AM
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Views: 12,713
Posted By d4m10n
That is nearly correct. The only problem is that...

That is nearly correct. The only problem is that nature isn't "supposed to do" anything, really, it's all just molecules in motion, some of which happened upon a way of making copies. If an...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th August 2022, 06:44 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
This one? ...

This one?

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0191886920300738
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th August 2022, 05:58 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
Your point would be worth addressing if true, but...

Your point would be worth addressing if true, but acknowledging an emergent consensus is not the same as tendering a definition.

Once again, an example would be illustrative here. That link...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th August 2022, 04:16 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
"Intersex"

"Intersex"
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th August 2022, 03:22 PM
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Posted By d4m10n
Yes, it has, and that definition makes a fair bit...

Yes, it has, and that definition makes a fair bit more sense in that context (social/policy) than this one (devbio ( http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13668220)).

An...
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,910
Views: 42,141
Posted By d4m10n
Bit off-topic, but I stopped calling it the "Land...

Bit off-topic, but I stopped calling it the "Land of the Free" when the U.S. topped the global charts in incarceration per capita.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th August 2022, 10:17 AM
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Views: 43,403
Posted By d4m10n
In recent sex ≠ gender news ...

In recent sex ≠ gender news

https://twitter.com/SecularStudents/status/1552357186386395136

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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th August 2022, 09:15 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
Agreed. I'd be interested in an...

Agreed.



I'd be interested in an answer to this one as well, Steersman.

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Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 35,039
Posted By d4m10n
This is incorrect, per James Madison...

This is incorrect, per James Madison (https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Madison/01-10-02-0065#:~:text=The%20right%20of%20suffrage%20was,be%20liable%20to%20fewest%20objections.).

The...
Forum: USA Politics 13th August 2022, 06:21 AM
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Views: 42,141
Posted By d4m10n
Useful map tracking the current state of play ...

Useful map tracking the current state of play

https://reproductiverights.org/maps/abortion-laws-by-state/

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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th August 2022, 05:33 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 12,713
Posted By d4m10n
Nope. I said they wouldn't be males if they never...

Nope. I said they wouldn't be males if they never have and never will produce male gametes.

People who have a mix of male and female characteristics and cannot be sexed by gamete production are...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th August 2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,365
Views: 102,118
Posted By d4m10n
I've thrown out a few descriptions of cancel...

I've thrown out a few descriptions of cancel culture upthread, most notably here (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13416381&postcount=1944) and here...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th August 2022, 08:19 PM
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Views: 12,713
Posted By d4m10n
Only around one in seven of those males suffer...

Only around one in seven of those males suffer from azoospermia.

Depends on aetiology, but quite possibly.

This isn't a thread about "all sexually-reproducing species," check the OP.

This...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th August 2022, 01:42 PM
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Views: 102,118
Posted By d4m10n
There is a vast gulf between saying "Andy was...

There is a vast gulf between saying "Andy was wrong" and "Andy should die broke."

Cancellation isn't rebuttal, it's punishment.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th August 2022, 11:04 AM
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Views: 102,118
Posted By d4m10n
I'd say we've got a lot of room to play in...

I'd say we've got a lot of room to play in between coddling people and trying to have them put out of society/work/insurance.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 12th August 2022, 09:59 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
Forum: USA Politics 12th August 2022, 05:23 AM
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Posted By d4m10n
Michigan organizers petition to enshrine abortion rights in state constitution

https://www.npr.org/2022/07/12/1111131908/michigan-organizers-petition-to-enshrine-abortion-rights-in-state-constitution
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