[Vision2020] Racial, sexual identities aren't 'sudden' things
moscowlocksmith at gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 08:08:30 PDT 2015
I'm picturing a bellicose former NCO with an odd fondness for plush
children's toys head on a gecko, an even less formidable combatant than
the original. That said and all the great advancements in biology aside, if
it has a Y chromosome it will be male. What it self identifies as will be
any one's guess.
On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 9:05 PM, Kenneth Marcy <kmmos1 at frontier.com> wrote:
> On 7/11/2015 6:24 PM, Gary Crabtree wrote:
> This is very true but I doubt that things have changed quite that much.
> Of the sciences commonly taught in high schools over the last half-century
> I suspect biology teaching has changed the most. Molecular biology,
> especially since the human genome has been mapped, permeates the
> curriculum, whereas that was barely discussable fifty years ago. Ecology
> and environmental studies were unheard of back then; today they are studied
> in elementary schools. Computer technology allows virtual dissections and
> subject matter detail presentations unimaginable while Johnson and Nixon
> were bombing Vietnam. Newer ethical considerations have arisen since
> medical advances have lengthened lives and prolonged care. Biology
> curricula have the shortest half-lives and most need refreshing to be
> up-to-date. People who graduated high school before 1990 (before genome
> mapping) have a substantially new subject to learn.
> Next up, the assertion that the off-spring of homosapien male and
> homosapien female could well be a Chrysler or a cantaloupe?
> The militarily-minded ruggedized-retards among us are more likely to
> suggest that H. sapiens will be crossed with miniaturized Tyrannosaurus rex
> to create the next generation of battle-ready reptilian soldiers. Go see
> the movie Jurassic World if you're not aware of this reference.
> On Sat, Jul 11, 2015 at 5:45 PM, Sunil <sunilramalingam at hotmail.com>
>> Well Gary, they were teaching you biology a long time ago.
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