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Old Sep 13th, 2017, 03:44 PM   #81
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I have heard of a "trans-disabled" student who identifies as paraplegic and clumsily uses a wheelchair to manoeuvre hallways. The person is fully mobile and walks around whenever convenient. However, others are told that they must put up with this nonsense, which is not scientifically justifiable. Instead, they are forced to doff the scientific method and alter their own realities to suit the delusion.

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What do science classrooms teach these days about gender? This is a hot button topic at the moment. Science obviously has it down pretty simply with biology but that is not what the media is telling us these days.
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Old Sep 13th, 2017, 04:57 PM   #82
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But telling students that "man is responsible for climate change" or "the life of a starfish i as important as that of a human" or "Christopher Columbus was an oppressive white racist" do not leave room to think--only for some to to react.


Would you even accept that man is PARTIALLY responsible for climate change? Just how absolute are your views on this?
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What do science classrooms teach these days about gender? This is a hot button topic at the moment. Science obviously has it down pretty simply with biology but that is not what the media is telling us these days.


Funny thing is, gender can actually be more fluid in other species. Take earthworms for example, who have both genitalia, but still require another earthworm to mate. Or frogs, which can change gender depending on the local environment and what's needed for the species. Gender isn't exactly as cut and dry as we assume it might be. Human hermaphrodites have always existed, for example.


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Funny thing is, gender can actually be more fluid in other species. Take earthworms for example, who have both genitalia, but still require another earthworm to mate. Or frogs, which can change gender depending on the local environment and what's needed for the species. Gender isn't exactly as cut and dry as we assume it might be. Human hermaphrodites have always existed, for example.


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Well I should have been a bit more specific, what does high school science classes teach about human gender which is not fluid... biologically speaking.
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Would you even accept that man is PARTIALLY responsible for climate change? Just how absolute are your views on this?
Yes. So are beavers when they build large dams, or zebras when they stomp on the veldt.
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Old Sep 13th, 2017, 07:29 PM   #86
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Yes. So are beavers when they build large dams, or zebras when they stomp on the veldt.


Well! Macfury makes progress.
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Well I should have been a bit more specific, what does high school science classes teach about human gender which is not fluid... biologically speaking.


It may be more fluid than you think. Where do hermaphrodites fall on the male-female continuum, for example?
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That's all you get because that's the minimal effect we have on climate. And the effect of all of the ludicrous green energy projects and carbon taxes on climate is close to zero.
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That's all you get because that's the minimal effect we have on climate. And the effect of all of the ludicrous green energy projects and carbon taxes on climate is close to zero.


And that's using your supersonic gut instinct I suppose. Sure do seem to be a lot of hurricanes this year though.
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No, that's based on science. This has been an average year for number of hurricanes--unless you guess using your supersonic gut instinct.

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And that's using your supersonic gut instinct I suppose. Sure do seem to be a lot of hurricanes this year though.
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