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12 Posts of Christmas, 2018 (Day 1)

     Actual snowflakes, as opposed to the all-too-easily-triggered type, are but crystalline water, the structure of which can be determined by X-ray crystallography.  The water molecules form hexagonal structures, as seen in the rotating 3D ball and stick crystal structure seen … Continue reading

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Japan To Allow Gene Editing in Human Embryos Could Lead To Catgirls

     Genetic editing of embryos is illegal in many countries. However, the land of 猫耳, Japan, is now set to allow editing of genes in human embryos: “Japan has issued draft guidelines that allow the use of gene-editing tools in human … Continue reading

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Academia Down The Memory Hole

     George Orwell introduced us to the concept of the “Memory Hole”, where inconvenient documents and records are disappeared as if they never existed. In the novel 1984, this memory hole was a literal hole that lead to an incinerator that … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Broke: Mathematics; Woke: STEAM; Bespoke: Social Justice Mathematics

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: 2 + 2 = 5      First, a little mood music:      Carrying … Continue reading

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Transing Academia

     Yuval Levin pointed out in the book “Tyranny of Reason”, a religious limitation to objective scientific study by, IIRC, Aquinas that stipulated that observation and reason ought to be paramount provided that such evidence is not construed to contradict devine … Continue reading

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Outlawing Un-woke Psychological Therapies

     One of the justifications for outlawing “Gay conversation therapy” that seeks to help those with an unwanted physical/romantic attraction to those of the same sex is that such therapies are harmful and even cause people to kill themselves, as has … Continue reading

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They Day

     The “trans” movement is inherently at odds with the biological reality that is intuitively obvious to the most casual (non-indoctrinated) observer. In order to push the “fantasy” that we are somehow not a sexually dimorphic species, our very words must … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Cisnormativity: In Anime; In Preschool; In Human Behavior

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: It’s like we’re a sexually dimorphic species that perpetuates itself through … Continue reading

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The White Patriarchy’s Greatest Weapon Against Women of Color: Menses

     Apparently non-White women never menstruated before the White Man came along: W H A T Pls someone tell me this is a joke. Holy shit 😂😆🤣 “White people are the cause of periods and Asians and middle eastern people are … Continue reading

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When Natural and Normal is Problematic

     Human beings are a sexually dimorphic species, with physical and actual physiological differences, whose continued survival as a species necessitates biological males and biological females engage in a congress of the sexes (i.e. coitus) and both our biological drive and … Continue reading

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