Transgender activists are enabled by those of us who know better.
Heather E HeyingClear, incisive truth from @madeleinekearns on the medical experiment that society is enacting on children, and how the silence of the majority is required for the social engineering to continue.
The beetle horn should no longer be considered a “novel” structure, study suggests
Heather E HeyingThe horns of dung beetles have long been considered utterly new—evolutionary novelties without precursor.
Now scientists find that “wing genes” are being used to induce horns.
We borrow what we can, make use of the old to create the new.
Heather E HeyingThis article quotes Ursula K LeGuin. I hate that they do this. When loons take the words of one of your heroes are their own, it hurts. It does, however, remind us why the association fallacy is so dangerous. 5/
(2019). A feminist coven in the university. Gender, Place & Culture. Ahead of Print.
Heather E Heying“Academia has long been a violent site of imperialism, racism, and patriarchy.”
Violent? VIOLENT?! Have these authors not only never been anywhere outside their sweet 21st century American lives, but also never encountered history? 1/7
Law professor Natalie Ram discusses implications of landmark warrant
Heather E HeyingJudge allows search of genealogy site, without consent of the people whose DNA is being searched.
This slippery slope was obvious long in advance. Think carefully before sharing your data. Privacy is for everyone—not just those with something to hide.
A Canadian couple have filed a human rights complaint against an Ontario school board for telling their six-year-old daughter during a lesson on gender identity that “there's no such thing as boys and girls.”
Pamela and Jason Buffone have filed...
Heather E Heying“Girls are not real,” a teacher of 6 year olds proclaims in Canada.
Also of note:
Bad air causes the plague.
Complex life is spontaneously generated from inanimate matter.
The Earth is the center of the known universe.
The ideological campaign to affirm trans kids and teens, while admirable and often essential, also risks overreach.
Heather E Heying“Questioning the current orthodoxy is not transphobic, as so many reflexively charge....Right now, we are effectively experimenting on minors who cannot give meaningful consent.” (more) truth from @sullydish.
Results from tests of unvaccinated children and monkeys come as measles cases spike around the world.
Heather E HeyingMeasles: highly contagious, on the rise, and this: It causes your immune system to “forget” what it knows, such that people are susceptible to infections they have already fought off.
We should send measles the way of smallpox.
Heather E HeyingCandy analysis, 2016 edition.
“It is the best of times, it is the RAGING DUMPSTER FIRE of times….
“Rolos are fine; Milk Duds are unacceptable; Smarties are good in an ‘actually...’ kind of way….
“Dark chocolate reads The Economist.”
Heather E HeyingHeadline: Women continue to suffer bias in science and related fields (“STEM”).
Truth behind the headline: Women were *overrepresented* as recipients of these high prestige grants in 3 of 4 categories.
This is the opposite of helpful. 1/5
We’re about to pave a paradise to put in a railway parking lot. Journey with me in imagination to the last local home of the leopard and the langur and let me show you how much we stand to lo…
Heather E HeyingThe world is about to lose another piece of wild nature, literally paving paradise to put up a parking lot. Forests have commodity value, to be sure—the lumber, the land—but this does not mean that they are commodities. Wild nature is not fungible.
As she injects chaos into the 2020 Democratic primary by accusing her own party of “rigging” the election, an array of alt-right internet stars, white nationalists and Russians have praised her.
Heather E Heying@nytimes@TulsiGabbard They couldn’t even manage guilt-by-association. Gabbard isn’t purported to be friends with bogeymen in the article (except, as always, Assad). But the fact that People-We-Don’t-Approve-Of have words of praise for her, well, we all know what that means. 3/