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I can totally relate to these eunuchs

http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article2415348.ece#2007-04-03T00:00:50-00:00

"...I think gender is a lot more complex than a bipolar idea that society would prescribe. I don't like to think of myself as a guy and I don't like to think of myself as a girl either."
Permalink Send private email sharkfish 
April 3rd, 2007 11:06pm
It's society's duty to support all sort of out of the norm folks. The richer the society the more freaks it has a duty to support.

Hence, freakiness correlates to empire.
Permalink freaks Я Us 
April 3rd, 2007 11:37pm
Since we aren't all out in the field picking cotton or milking cows or tossing hay, yeah, we have time to think about our actual role and who gets to tell us who we are.
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April 3rd, 2007 11:54pm
Wha? Eunuch in China and Egypt and Persia were powerful. Freaks can be powerful. This has nothing to do with slavery or pickin cotton or whatever. It's just ... a rich society can accommodate more roles than a poor one. It has more compassion for one thing.

It's good to be rich.
Permalink freaks Я Us 
April 4th, 2007 12:08am
I don't see a problem with this. It has a long history and it works on humans the same as it works on your dog - you end up with someone with a better temperament, sweeter disposition and so forth. I had not realized it also will stop male hair loss as well, that's interesting.
Permalink Practical Economist 
April 4th, 2007 12:52am
And they should totally require it for anyone convicted of rape or other crimes of sexual aggression.
Permalink Practical Economist 
April 4th, 2007 12:52am
Darwin repudiated the idea that there's a natural place, a perfect fit, a 'clockwork universe' (that was the primary conceit about the biological world). That's why people don't like Darwinism.

We're all out of sorts, at least, a little bit unfit.
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April 4th, 2007 12:57am
Where did Darwin say that exactly?
Permalink Practical Economist 
April 4th, 2007 1:43am
google 'clockwork and darwin':

http://news.softpedia.com/news/The-great-paradigm-shift-of-materialism-17044.shtml
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April 4th, 2007 1:52am
OK, so Darwin didn't say that.
Permalink Practical Economist 
April 4th, 2007 4:59am

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