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What is a ‘female’ in medicine?
Above is the definition of the word ‘female’ from the MedicineNet site. According to this, the classification of an individual who bears young (or at least potentially), or produces eggs as a ‘female’ is out of date.
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The truth, or what’s left of it
We live in strange times. In the public sphere, we talk more than ever about ‘truth’ and ‘facts’, and yet in a civilisation that has developed some pretty good methods of getting at the truth, particularly in the sciences, medicine … Continue reading
Posted in Ontology, Post-modernism, Science Tagged anti-vaxxer, climate wars, critical thinking, identity politics, objectivity 3 Comments