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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:01 PM
Replies: 89
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Posted By Rolfe
I knew the CO2 concentration because I had a CO2...

I knew the CO2 concentration because I had a CO2 meter in my handbag. I was expecting it to be low, and I actually behaved as if it was that low on previous occasions before I had the CO2 meter. It...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 04:54 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I think we've been over this quite often enough...

I think we've been over this quite often enough to be perfectly clear.

Human sex is determined at conception and is immutable. Sport is performed by bodies and is therefore segregated by sex, not...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I've been over this before. What I object to is...

I've been over this before. What I object to is the opposite, the granting of any male who is prepared to say the magic words the legal unchallengeable right to be in women's single-sex spaces.

I...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 10:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,135
Posted By Rolfe
Sometimes it's just easier to leave the mask on...

Sometimes it's just easier to leave the mask on than to take it off and put it back on again.

I'd be surprised if many people, or indeed anyone, likes either social distancing or masking up. It's...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,135
Posted By Rolfe
I just got home from church and in fact I wasn't...

I just got home from church and in fact I wasn't the only one in a mask. A couple of others in the choir were wearing cloth masks and I think I saw one or two others. I took my mask off to drink my...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 03:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,135
Posted By Rolfe
I am not immunocompromised (although the medics...

I am not immunocompromised (although the medics think my friend is - she disagrees but took the extra vaccine dose anyway) and I will continue wearing a mask as long as there is significant virus...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 03:06 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
You keep using this word "valid". I do not know...

You keep using this word "valid". I do not know what it means in this context and I am not persuaded it means anything useful. Mental illness is real. Isn't that "valid"?

If the inclusion of male...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 03:00 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Due process. Yes, that's what you do before you...

Due process. Yes, that's what you do before you change the eligibility criteria to allow members of a previously excluded group to be included. You know, they come and say, but the magic gender fairy...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Here's another one. Stunning and brave. He's 29,...

Here's another one. Stunning and brave. He's 29, and he took first place away from a 13-year-old girl.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FWIfAPuUsAAhfGQ?format=jpg&name=large
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2022, 05:52 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I'm not sure whether they would find themselves...

I'm not sure whether they would find themselves in legal trouble were they to do anything so unlikely as banning swimmers over a certain height, but this is pretty academic. I am absolutely certain...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2022, 04:04 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
That rather depends on what you mean by...

That rather depends on what you mean by "transgender identity", but from what I can gather you mean by it, then yes. Absolutely.

A male cannot become a female, a man cannot become a woman, not...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th June 2022, 03:59 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
You were asserting that FINA were in some way...

You were asserting that FINA were in some way prohibited or not able to refuse male competitors entry into the female events prior to some sort of investigation being undertaken. This was not and is...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 05:47 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 5,297
Posted By Rolfe
That has to be the most detached-from-reality...

That has to be the most detached-from-reality thing I heard this year.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 5,297
Posted By Rolfe
You know, this "rape and incest" phraseology...

You know, this "rape and incest" phraseology confuses me. I realise that by "incest" they mean young girls being raped by older men within an established family, but that is still rape. The phrasing...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Well, you know my position on that.

Well, you know my position on that.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
That's not segregation. These are just ID...

That's not segregation. These are just ID documents. ID documents can say what they like, what we're arguing about is whether actual legal or regulatory mandated segregation should be done on such...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:31 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I'm curious, why pick out curling? I'd have...

I'm curious, why pick out curling? I'd have thought that was a pretty obvious one where these factors are important. (And don't come anywhere near here and declare that it's hardly even a sport, if...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 04:22 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
This is complete rubbish by the way. Swimming...

This is complete rubbish by the way. Swimming classes have always been separated by sex, not gender. There was never any obligation or duty on FINA to allow males into the female events pending the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Buck Angel is female. Female people do not get...

Buck Angel is female. Female people do not get AGP, the condition which causes men to become narcissistic and extremely demanding.

I think the OP was a long time ago. And if you read my post...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Bear in mind that Renée Richards had full sex...

Bear in mind that Renée Richards had full sex reassignment surgery. Renée Richards was castrated. Renée Richards had a plasma testosterone concentration way lower than any drugs could deliver for an...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Yes. YES! You're starting to get it. Hold...

Yes. YES!

You're starting to get it. Hold that thought.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
The thing is, nobody is being excluded. Everybody...

The thing is, nobody is being excluded. Everybody has a changing room or an athletics event he or she is eligible for. One of the nicest things I saw in all this sports debate was a photo of Emily...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Sorry I can't edit this, but I did mean that MtF...

Sorry I can't edit this, but I did mean that MtF people are still not female. I must have already been thinking about Buck Angel, who of course is still not male, and knows it.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
They're still not male though. Even Buck Angel...

They're still not male though. Even Buck Angel gets it.





You know what? Changing the entire world around to pander to "what really matters" to a group of people with a mental illness...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 09:31 AM
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Views: 32,377
Posted By Rolfe
It won't be necessary. Continuous posting will...

It won't be necessary. Continuous posting will keep it at the top.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
This is trivially easy to do. As opposed to...

This is trivially easy to do. As opposed to defining "woman" in such a way that only a particular subset of males gets to be included.

You're entitled to believe that this is all a lost cause...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Several people have asked in the past, but never...

Several people have asked in the past, but never got a clear answer. Is there really any area of life where we should be segregating, strictly, by law, on gender?

What do transwomen have in common...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 03:18 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
removed rule 12 violation Why are the...

removed rule 12 violation

Why are the feelings of women who are having their privacy invaded in what used to be women's single-sex intimate spaces of no account, while transwomen's desires to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I wonder how Shuttit views this piece. ‘You...

I wonder how Shuttit views this piece.

‘You had me at underdog’: How the Left fell for Big Pharma (https://genspect.org/you-had-me-at-underdog-how-the-left-fell-for-big-pharma/)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Well, time will tell. I sense a turning tide, but...

Well, time will tell. I sense a turning tide, but more like the time it takes to turn a tanker. We'll see.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I think straightforwardly that reality has a...

I think straightforwardly that reality has a habit of reasserting itself and that this is going to go the way of lobotomies. In ten or twenty years time "affirming" a child who declares that he or...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I'm puzzled that you're puzzled. To me, Shuttit's...

I'm puzzled that you're puzzled. To me, Shuttit's view seems to be pretty standard contrarianism or at best devil's advocacy.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Exactly this. Waiting to see if John responds.

Exactly this. Waiting to see if John responds.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 04:58 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I wouldn't have noticed, especially as they were...

I wouldn't have noticed, especially as they were all wearing the black uniform we've come to expect from these thugs. We call them the Black Pampers.

But some people have dirtier minds than I...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 04:12 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Hello, ST.

Hello, ST.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 12:34 AM
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Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Softly softly catchee monkee. By the way,...

Softly softly catchee monkee.

By the way, John and others who like to tell women to shut up because some southern evangelical nutjob preacher made the same point so that's fascism, this is the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 12:22 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
That's the point. Most of us were protesting that...

That's the point. Most of us were protesting that men had been invited into the women's events effectively on their own recognisance, with the attitude that "the most important thing is not to appear...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Maybe you need to read the thread again then.

Maybe you need to read the thread again then.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I think this thing about boys who have never...

I think this thing about boys who have never progressed past Tanner 2 is a side-show. Disturbed children who are pushing to transition early and children with the potential to become seriously...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
At the same time some footballing body ruled that...

At the same time some footballing body ruled that any man can play in the ladies' game if he just says he's a woman. No body modifications or hormone limits.

That is not going to age well.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th June 2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I think it's going to be a bit academic anyway....

I think it's going to be a bit academic anyway. Any boy who has not gone through puberty past Tanner 2 is not likely to be competitive athletically even against fit and healthy girls.

I think...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th June 2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
At least Joanna is still an MP. They...

At least Joanna is still an MP. They gerrymandered the 2021 list eligibility requirements absolutely shamelessly to get rid of Joan McAlpine completely. It was one of the reasons I left the party....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th June 2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
You were offering a sneering and derogatory...

You were offering a sneering and derogatory definition. The word is in normal everyday use by people who are Scots speakers, and by people who speak Scots English. It has a much softer connotation...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th June 2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
It's better not to opine about things you know...

It's better not to opine about things you know nothing about.

"Wheesht" is a Scots word, and in no way "unreconstructed". It literally means "hush". The derivation is from Gaelic, where the word...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th June 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Given the known adverse effects of puberty...

Given the known adverse effects of puberty blockers on boys, I think it's safe to say that puberty-blocked boys beating girls and women in the female events is not going to be a practical problem.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th June 2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I think if they damage themselves by blocking...

I think if they damage themselves by blocking puberty early enough then going on wrong-sex hormones, they won't have a hope in hell in any competitive sport and may do themselves serious injury.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th June 2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
I can see a wiggle of a couple of problems. How...

I can see a wiggle of a couple of problems. How far into puberty before a boy started puberty blockers would count? Although I think this is probably hypothetical as a boy who has taken puberty...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th June 2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
Going back to the Owen Jones comedy sketch, there...

Going back to the Owen Jones comedy sketch, there was another aspect of this I thought was particularly funny, and particularly telling. Multiple wokies piled in on Jones, demanding that he remove...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th June 2022, 05:51 AM
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Views: 511
Posted By Rolfe
I came across this article, published in...

I came across this article, published in "Psychology Today".

Still running amok: spree killers
(https://lilymaynard.com/sexism-transtopia-and-the-nhs/)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th June 2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,528
Posted By Rolfe
That is interesting. Before all this my only...

That is interesting. Before all this my only reference point for the Tavistock was a short scene in my favourite TV show of all time, "A Very Peculiar Practice" (1986-88). In this scene the senior...
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