• Sex and Gender

    The Two World-Views of Puberty Blockers.

    A Judicial Review is being brought in England by ex-patient Kiera Bell against the NHS Tavistock Gender clinic. At dispute is whether or not children can consent to the life-changing effects of taking puberty blockers as result of believing they are ‘transgender’. On either side of this case are two very different world-views. 1) The first sees being trans as some sort of deeply intrinsic human state where our True Gender and Self is somehow at odds with our material body. Our ‘gender’ is fixed and real, whereas our sex is arbitrary. 2) The second sees being trans as adopting [read more...]
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    The Capture of Nature

    Nature is recognised as one of the world’s most prestigious and cited academic journals. It publishes weekly a set of original peer reviewed research articles with accompanying editorials, scientific news and comment. Some of those [read more...]
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The Vets Who Make People Feel Better

by Andy Lewis in featured 43

Some years ago, a well meaning but utterly deluded friend gave me a book entitled Natural Remedies For Your Cat by Christopher Day. It is a slightly disturbing tome that appears to recommend homeopathic remedies for pretty much everything – from fleas to gunshot wounds. Rational cat lovers might find [read more...]
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A Simple Challenge to Homeopaths

by Andy Lewis in featured 288

Homeopaths are feeling under threat at the moment and are scrambling around wondering what to do about it. I think there are a number of things they could do: most importantly, they should better manage their own business by showing that they respect the boundaries of what they can reasonably [read more...]

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