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Forum: Research 19th June 2015, 13:40
Replies: 44
Views: 861
Posted By Invader Zim
On the contrary, it is an entirely useful...

On the contrary, it is an entirely useful distinction because it allows you to ask very different questions. The Marxist analysis of class is far less arbitrary and allows you to pinpoint a person's...
Forum: Politics 19th June 2015, 12:40
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By Invader Zim
Charles Gradnitzer: "There is also a campaign...

Charles Gradnitzer: "There is also a campaign from Conservative Party members to register as Labour supporters in order to vote for Corbyn. Ostensibly this is because they think Labour would be...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 17th June 2015, 13:38
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
The irony is, PA, that Rafiq made this same point...

The irony is, PA, that Rafiq made this same point in short form many posts ago. It is worth posting yet again:

"Marxists recognize biological sex only in terms of its practical relation to the...
Forum: Theory 17th June 2015, 12:11
Replies: 60
Views: 1,771
Posted By Invader Zim
Well, how do you define 'produce'? Does produce...

Well, how do you define 'produce'? Does produce mean only those who till the soil and work at the plant? Can a person not provide an equally worthwhile service by producing art? Training people?...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 17th June 2015, 11:49
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
I didn't go to law school. What does law have to...

I didn't go to law school. What does law have to do with anything? And, remember, you're the one whining about moderators and in doing so brought the rules into the discussion. It isn't my fault that...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 17th June 2015, 11:30
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
Pointing out the fact that your position is...

Pointing out the fact that your position is nonsense is not 'sav[ing] my ego'. And no, I'm not going to stop calling out stupid ideas and statements. And note, for all of your whining about...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 17th June 2015, 09:45
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
What if I say no? But given that, according to...

What if I say no? But given that, according to you langauge is all perception, do I actually mean no - and even if I do, does it matter...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 17th June 2015, 08:50
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
I'm pretty sure that PA understands your...

I'm pretty sure that PA understands your "argument", but, as already noted, you don't know what you're talking about.
Forum: Womens' Struggle 17th June 2015, 07:58
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
Read the thread. Nothing because...

Read the thread.



Nothing because gender =/= sex. Again, as I said to Hexen, read the thread.



Language does indeed change the way we perceive the world. But so what? Does recognising...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 16th June 2015, 11:33
Replies: 191
Views: 4,150
Posted By Invader Zim
Of course men as the object of sexual...

Of course men as the object of sexual harrassment/objectification is statistically far less problematic than the inverse - but it does happen.

I work in a very odd dynamic. I do a lot of uni...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 12th June 2015, 10:19
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
It isn't a case of my being 'thick', but rather...

It isn't a case of my being 'thick', but rather your being inconceivably ignorant. Why do you still fail to understand what was made clear by both Rafiq and myself posts ago? To quote Rafiq, in...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 11th June 2015, 20:08
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
No, the labels and meaning we give to anatomy and...

No, the labels and meaning we give to anatomy and physiology are what we use to categorise the innate.
Forum: Womens' Struggle 11th June 2015, 18:54
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
Yes, but you aren't talking about biological sex,...

Yes, but you aren't talking about biological sex, you are talking about linguistics and semiotics.
Forum: Womens' Struggle 11th June 2015, 18:35
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
Do you actually grasp what a social construct is?...

Do you actually grasp what a social construct is? They are not immutable characteristics.
Forum: Womens' Struggle 11th June 2015, 10:08
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
Again, there is no such thing as social...

Again, there is no such thing as social construction of biological sex - something is either an innate biological feature or it isn't, how we label it makes no odds to the biological reality. Why is...
Forum: Religion 10th June 2015, 20:02
Replies: 22
Views: 507
Posted By Invader Zim
Two words: Fuck Religion.

Two words: Fuck Religion.
Forum: Sciences and Environment 10th June 2015, 19:38
Replies: 29
Views: 5,686
Posted By Invader Zim
Boinc...

Boinc (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=boinked) is a rather unfortunate acronym.
Forum: Womens' Struggle 10th June 2015, 19:05
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
Only if you choose to read nuance into what was...

Only if you choose to read nuance into what was stated which isn't actually in the text. there is no need to assume that because someone says that social constructions have been built around...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 10th June 2015, 18:59
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
Plainly, biology and nothing more; the clue is in...

Plainly, biology and nothing more; the clue is in the term 'biological sex'. The social construct is the creation of cultural structures, identities, and expectations for behaviour based on...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 10th June 2015, 18:44
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
Not in the context of discussing science - and...

Not in the context of discussing science - and 'sex' is a biological term: in such disucssion, gender is understood to be the social construct.



You confuse male anatomy with masculinity. It is...
Forum: Womens' Struggle 10th June 2015, 17:26
Replies: 77
Views: 1,252
Posted By Invader Zim
Nonsense. Like some other person on here a few...

Nonsense. Like some other person on here a few weeks ago, you've either been reading Judith Butler, or at least heard some basdardisation of her already convoluted philosophising on the gender/sex...
Forum: Learning 9th June 2015, 19:43
Replies: 84
Views: 1,543
Posted By Invader Zim
I know that you carefuly qualify the points...

I know that you carefuly qualify the points you're making by noting that you are talking about a generalist 'sense' and as an abstraction, but I still don't really see the utility in trying to think...
Forum: History 9th June 2015, 18:50
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Invader Zim
As Rafiq notes, it depends on what is considered...

As Rafiq notes, it depends on what is considered to be "racism", racism as we understand it today is a modern concept with its own pseudo-scientific underpinnings born of Enlightenment-era thought...
Forum: Opposing Ideologies 9th June 2015, 18:24
Replies: 93
Views: 1,551
Posted By Invader Zim
There is one legitimate point to be made by...

There is one legitimate point to be made by opponents of immigration, and that is that key infrastructure requires investment to facilitate an increasing population (e.g. school places, hospital...
Forum: Learning 9th June 2015, 18:19
Replies: 84
Views: 1,543
Posted By Invader Zim
I once dated a woman who never introduced any of...

I once dated a woman who never introduced any of her partners to her mother, because her mother hates and fears men. There are also those fringe groups of feminists who bang on about all 'PIV'...
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