Bruce Lesnick In the 1940s and 50s, advocating Karl Marx’s critique of capitalism could get you fired from your job, blacklisted, deplatformed and even imprisoned. Though communists and socialists …
Colin Wright"[T]his new McCarthyism, which disingenuously wraps itself in the mantle of “woke” leftism, could never have taken hold if the real left had spoken out clearly and forcefully from the start."
I am a believer in biological sex.
Colin WrightWas just listening to @Timcast and suddenly hear my name. He covers some of my recent tweets on the "social contagion" hypothesis for the dramatic 1500% rise in adolescent females presenting to gender clinics as trans.
Purpose In on-line forums, parents have been reporting that their children are experiencing what is described here as “rapid-onset gender dysphoria,” appearing for the first time during puberty or even after its completion. The onset of gender...
Colin WrightPeople keep sending me this as proof that sex is a spectrum. Yes, some females have more male-like skeletons & some males have more female-like skeletons. But... 🗣️📢 biological sex is not defined by skeletal morphology!
Are people *really* this confused?
We [transwomen] should not need to pretend that we are women (to ourselves or anyone else) in order to find relief from gender dysphoria.
Colin WrightAlso, definitely check out Debbie's wonderful article below.
Colin Wright"Yes, gender dysphoria is a real condition. I know, because I have it: the feeling that my male biology is at odds with my desire to have a female body. But I don’t have to invent some mystical spiritual force called gender identity to explain it."
Universities have gone through enormous shifts in basic values.
Colin WrightAn interesting new puzzle piece potentially added to @JonHaidt and @glukianoff's explanation in "The Coddling of the American Mind" for the recent rise of campus cancel culture: changing sex demographics in higher education.
For many traits, males show greater variability than females, with possible implications for understanding sex differences in health and disease. Here, the ENIGMA (Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics through Meta-Analysis) Consortium presents the...
Rows over eugenics reveal how difficult it is to 'decouple' controversial concepts in our heads
Colin WrightFantastic article! The observation that people exist on a spectrum in their ability to "decouple" ideas from their context is dead on.
Dawkins is a high-decoupler. Those participating in the outrage mobs? Low-decouplers.
I am a high-decoupler.