Recent content by Sparhafoc

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    Seasons Greetings

    I was about to make a thread wishing you all season's greetings only to find this one pre-made and ready to bump! :)
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    Migration

    Posted on Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:42 am Consider me officially confused! :) Whatever the case, hope it goes well and Merry Christmas!
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    Convince me: gender dysphoria should be treated with gender changes

    Can you elaborate on what form this evidence then might take? As in, how would we measure efficacy of a treatment of a subjective feeling of gender dysphoria? If someone has gender dysphoria, which is defined by the experience of distress due to a mismatch between a person's biological sex and...
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    Convince me: gender dysphoria should be treated with gender changes

    Umm? I didn't actually talk about Nazi purges at all. I cited a poem which was written about Nazi treatment of groups, but the point therein has nothing expressly to do with Naziism at all. The context is all the rest of the words I wrote. Borrofuri, I would be grateful if you respond to...
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    Convince me: gender dysphoria should be treated with gender changes

    Incidentally though, you completely misread this: It's fundamental, and any thinking person should agree because if nothing else, it's ultimately self-serving; Any thinking person should agree because it is self-serving to extend societal protection to groups of people else what is the...
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    Convince me: gender dysphoria should be treated with gender changes

    Following your response, I really only have 1 question. You say that you are skeptical. Are you sure? Your response doesn't look skeptical to me.
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    Happy belated 10th anniversary

    Not sure that anyone got told. It just kind of crept back. Quite a few of the irregular members here are also irregular members of another forum, and we kept discussing the potential return of LoR during its downtime. Honestly, I had come to the conclusion it was done and dusted just days...
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    Convince me: gender dysphoria should be treated with gender changes

    Oh and as a side point for your own internal discussion that may help resolving convincing yourself either way, look into ContraPoint's Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNvsIonJdJ5E4EXMa65VYpA You need to scan back to her earlier videos to really grasp what's happened. Here we...
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    Convince me: gender dysphoria should be treated with gender changes

    It's a long and twisty topic that I think is very difficult to do justice to without spending considerably more time chewing through premises on which to build more nuanced points. But I will fire off the cuff and see how far I get. For me, a fairly significant chunk of what was passing through...
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    Happy belated 10th anniversary

    It happens to the best of us.
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    Happy belated 10th anniversary

    And also congratulations on restoring the forum - I had assumed it was gone for good!
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    Warmbier Parents claim torture

    There's already ample evidence that the Trump campaign conspired with Russia, but I'm personally of the mind that it's unlikely that Trump's being blackmailed via a golden shower tape. I think the Russian connection is something else... maybe some tax evasion shenanigans and property deals with...
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    Warmbier Parents claim torture

    What's crazy to me is how frequently he's been obnoxious, aggressive and rude to the USA's real allies and friends, while being sycophantic, ingratiating and servile to despots whose interest is only in how easy it is to manipulate him. Putin gets to stand in front of an international press...
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    FAO Report on Biodiversity

    A comprehensive report on the state of the world's biodiversity in terms of human agricultural production. http://www.fao.org/3/CA3129EN/CA3129EN.pdf Not a short or easy read, but one that snapshots a moment in time of human history and of our impact on the planet. If we continue with...
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