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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:17 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
I mind of want to see a debate between Steersman...

I mind of want to see a debate between Steersman and pondering turtle on whether or not a menopausal female is actually a woman or not.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
Fixed that for you...

Fixed that for you...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 05:03 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
Because your "definitions" are inane, confusion,...

Because your "definitions" are inane, confusion, useless, and frankly offensive. They also have no utility in real life, in medicine, in society, or in biology. They are humpty-dumpty definitions....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 485
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Posted By Emily's Cat
About a third of the world's population is...

About a third of the world's population is pre-pubertal children. About 6% is menopausal females. About 5% of males have had vasectomies. About 10% of pre-menopausal females have had...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 5th August 2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 485
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Posted By Emily's Cat
Just because you use the word "unscientific"...

Just because you use the word "unscientific" doesn't actually make it unscientific.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
So... If they select an embryo that is likely to...

So... If they select an embryo that is likely to become female... how likely is that embryo to become male?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 05:21 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
And I think you are statistically innumerate. ...

And I think you are statistically innumerate.


You do not understand what you're talking about. You're so far away from how statistics actually works that you're into the realm of pseudomaths....
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
Wonderful! So does my house-husband!

Wonderful! So does my house-husband!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 485
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Posted By Emily's Cat
You answered your own question. The "assigned"...

You answered your own question. The "assigned" order is EXACTLY why you can't get a bimodal distribution from categorical data. It only superficially looks bimodal, as an artifact of an arbitrary...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
I'll supply my own rejoinder: Once you eliminate...

I'll supply my own rejoinder: Once you eliminate the idiotic, everything makes more sense.

What you're proposing isn't "improbable", it's irrational and useless.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
I guarantee I am exasperated. But I think I'm...

I guarantee I am exasperated. But I think I'm being remarkably patient.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
Seriously, you keep asserting that scientists are...

Seriously, you keep asserting that scientists are "unscientific" because they don't use your definition.

By what authority and expertise do you demand that YOUR definition is the one that should...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 02:32 PM
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Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
There was a post on twitter some time back that I...

There was a post on twitter some time back that I thought made a really good point regarding edge cases: You only know they're edge cases... because you know where the edge is.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 02:01 PM
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Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
No kidding. This forum is chocker-block full of...

No kidding. This forum is chocker-block full of impressive degrees.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
Excellent post :) I think this is the very...

Excellent post :)

I think this is the very first time that I've ever seen someone actually arguing that the strawman is real, from the perspective of the strawman. I don't even have a word for...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 01:54 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
So reductio ad absurdum that I am skeptical of...

So reductio ad absurdum that I am skeptical of the intentions behind it.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 01:51 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
My MS in Applied Mathematics with a BS in Applied...

My MS in Applied Mathematics with a BS in Applied Statistics, as well as 20+ years as a practicing actuary trumps your "able to read wikipedia"

Karotypes are not ordinal; they are categorical. ...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 01:26 PM
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Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
Again, your inferences are incorrect. While...

Again, your inferences are incorrect.

While Elliot does reference a definition that uses the term "adult", it also defines sex based on the PHENOTYPE, and whether that PHENOTYPE is the kind that...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 5,903
Posted By Emily's Cat
There very well may be. It depends on whether...

There very well may be. It depends on whether the 'hermaphrodite' is male or female ;)

You'd be looking for a case of a single individual having both spermatogenesis AND oogenesis.

Most...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 5,903
Posted By Emily's Cat
Nobbody denies their existence, regardless of...

Nobbody denies their existence, regardless of whether they've transitioned. They are people, they do actually exist. Maybe there are a couple that are actually twitter bots, but generally speaking,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 5,903
Posted By Emily's Cat
:jaw-dropp "Women's vanity"? Are you kidding? ...

:jaw-dropp "Women's vanity"? Are you kidding? You think it's vanity that females object to their sex class being redefined as a feeling?

And you think it's up to men to force females and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 5,903
Posted By Emily's Cat
Because you are making an errant inference from...

Because you are making an errant inference from those definitions. That's why. It's a comprehension error on your part.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 5,903
Posted By Emily's Cat
Why do you keep framing biology as being "social...

Why do you keep framing biology as being "social sciences"?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 12:53 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 5,903
Posted By Emily's Cat
Ah, I see where you've gone wrong. The...

Ah, I see where you've gone wrong.

The dictionary definition you've provided does not meet the criteria of an intentional definition. Both the dictionary definition, and the one you keep trying...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 351
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Posted By Emily's Cat
I believe this is not true, I don't believe it...

I believe this is not true, I don't believe it has ever been observed in humans.

I think the once you're thinking of is a case where the person had one differentiated ovary and one differentiated...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 4th August 2022, 12:47 PM
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Views: 5,903
Posted By Emily's Cat
A vasectomee doesn't HAVE any sperm "with which a...

A vasectomee doesn't HAVE any sperm "with which a female may be fertilized". Ergo, sexless. Q.E.D.[/QUOTE]

"Of the sex" is the element you keep missing. "Of the sex" references a category to...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd August 2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
Just so we're clear... Zach Elliot doesn't share...

Just so we're clear... Zach Elliot doesn't share your view of what defines sex.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd August 2022, 03:46 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 5,903
Posted By Emily's Cat
I note that your posts are the only ones making...

I note that your posts are the only ones making the claim that prepubescent, menopausal, and sterile humans are "sexless". All of the other seem to be either 1) arguing with your extremely narrow...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd August 2022, 03:33 PM
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Views: 38,175
Posted By Emily's Cat
WHICH actual experts?

WHICH actual experts?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd August 2022, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
So... let's do math. First, let's do some...

So... let's do math. First, let's do some probabilities based on ALL supporters. We've got 46% of Democrats, 21% of Independents, and 4% of Republicans. So if we're looking at the Party of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd August 2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
Just so we're clear... you're of the opinion that...

Just so we're clear... you're of the opinion that my sibling, who has had a hysterectomy, is neither male nor female? That pre-pubertal children are neither male nor female?

You are incorrect,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 2nd August 2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
You're missing the point. This is how statistics...

You're missing the point. This is how statistics actually works, in the real world that I'm talking about. In order to get a bimodal distribution, the variable on your x-axis must be Ordinal. That...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
CAIS is one of the most confounding ones. ...

CAIS is one of the most confounding ones. Personally, I consider CAIS individuals to be female*, and most biologists seem to view them as categorically female, but karyotypically male. But they are...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:55 PM
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Views: 22,164
Posted By Emily's Cat
I thought it was an interesting and educational...

I thought it was an interesting and educational comment :)
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 5,903
Posted By Emily's Cat
:rolleyes: Let me refer you back to the...

:rolleyes: Let me refer you back to the diagnosis and treatment of repressed memories...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 5,903
Posted By Emily's Cat
I've read the DSM-V entries on Gender Dysphoria. ...

I've read the DSM-V entries on Gender Dysphoria. Absolutely NOWHERE does DSM say that transgender identities are valid, nor even imply such. In fact, DSM-V doesn't address transgender identities in...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
Not really, it's more the logical consequence of...

Not really, it's more the logical consequence of listening to philosophers over actual scientists.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
What's your beef with Hilton, anyway?

What's your beef with Hilton, anyway?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
I'd just like to point out that you're promoting...

I'd just like to point out that you're promoting a view of reproductive biological categories from a psychologists and a philosopher, over the view of evolutionary and developmental biologists.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:27 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
The irony... it burns!

The irony... it burns!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:22 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
First off, congenital conditions of sexual...

First off, congenital conditions of sexual development have nothing at all to do with transgenderism. They are genuine deleterious medical conditions that need genuine medical treatment. They are...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
There's also not a no-sex. No-sex produces a...

There's also not a no-sex.

No-sex produces a non-viable fetus that dies well before delivery.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
Well... no, not really. Producing large gametes...

Well... no, not really. Producing large gametes is a sufficient condition for being female. The necessary element is held within the anatomical formation that is required to produce those gametes -...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 8,475
Posted By Emily's Cat
Akshooallie... You wouldn't see a spectrum,...

Akshooallie...

You wouldn't see a spectrum, nor would you see any normal distributions along each karyotype combination. Karyotype, as with sex, is a categorical variable, not an ordered...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 38,175
Posted By Emily's Cat
This right here, this is sophisticated theology.

This right here, this is sophisticated theology.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 38,175
Posted By Emily's Cat
This is the kind of thing that really breaks my...

This is the kind of thing that really breaks my brain. I mean, it's an easily foreseeable risk, and one that any compassionate person would try to negate. It's disheartening that the virtue...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 38,175
Posted By Emily's Cat
I believe this is a case of "not all liberals,...

I believe this is a case of "not all liberals, but almost exclusively liberals". It's DEFINITELY not all liberals, as the gender critical and radical feminist opposition is extremely liberal...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 04:20 PM
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Views: 38,175
Posted By Emily's Cat
Clear and concise and spot-on.

Clear and concise and spot-on.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
I agree with all of your post. Personally, I'm...

I agree with all of your post. Personally, I'm still stuck at "This should go without saying. Of course trans women are not women. They are males who choose to self-identify as females." and still...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 1st August 2022, 04:16 PM
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Views: 38,175
Posted By Emily's Cat
Well yes, there are already lists of side effects...

Well yes, there are already lists of side effects for the primary and approved secondary indications of these drugs. Use as puberty blockers in children without precocious puberty is NOT an FDA...
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