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Old 22nd June 2017, 11:48 AM   #121
Fudbucker
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Originally Posted by ponderingturtle View Post
Your entire argument is circular, you assume that everyone can be thought of biologically as male or female and then you pick your points to prove that. That is why you can't provide a definition, because the details of definitions of male and female would then provide clear cases of it failing to meet them and meaning that an X would still be required.

As it is required why shouldn't people be able to choose it?
Barring extreme cases, that is a safe assumption. Humans don't reproduce asexually. No matter how much a person wishes they were the opposite sex, and no matter how many surgeries and treatments they go through, they're still that sex. It's polite to refer to them as whatever gender they identify with, but it's just a useful fiction. Caitlyn Jenner is not a woman and will never be one.
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