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How the Red Pill opened my eyes — and why you should take it too

How the Red Pill opened my eyes — and why you should take it too

RepublishReprintUntil quite recently, I had no idea what it meant to be ‘Red-pilled’. It turns out that this  comes from the
Feminism: a cancer that destroys the matriarchy — and our culture.

Feminism: a cancer that destroys the matriarchy — and our culture.

RepublishReprintWe in the West are lucky. We live in the most varied, rich and progressive culture the world has ever known. Its foundation
Early Summer at John Muir Park, Dunbar, 1990

Early Summer at John Muir Park, Dunbar, 1990

Originally posted 2013-04-22 16:27:29. RepublishReprintI began with this picture because it representated a departure for me, and a point

Photo Technique 5: Brightness and Exposure

Originally posted 2013-04-12 19:33:53. RepublishReprintWe have looked at the ways we can regulate our cameras to get the right exposure,
Film and Sensor Speed or Sensitivity

Film and Sensor Speed or Sensitivity

Originally posted 2013-04-12 19:32:08. RepublishReprintFour key factors in photography are linked: aperture, shutter speed, film or sensor
Photo Technique 3: Shutter Speed and Movement

Photo Technique 3: Shutter Speed and Movement

Originally posted 2013-04-12 19:30:34. RepublishReprintShutter speed is one of four interdependent parameters that are central to
Stopping down, Depth of Field and Bokeh

Stopping down, Depth of Field and Bokeh

Originally posted 2013-04-12 19:28:25. RepublishReprintIn the last article we looked at the optical principles that govern focus and depth

The Horror of the Blocked-Up Window

Originally posted 2013-03-07 02:02:33. RepublishReprintI don’t know why it is that I have accumulated such a collection of ─ well,
The Fall of France: Macron’s election and the Greater Germany

The Fall of France: Macron’s election and the Greater Germany

RepublishReprintYesterday, the 7th of May 2017, will be long remembered. It is the day of the Fall of France.This is not the first Fall of
I’m back from the Philippines. And I don’t like that.

I’m back from the Philippines. And I don’t like that.

RepublishReprintI’m back from the Philippines again. As many of you will know, I’ve been going there every winter for the last
Focus and Depth of Field

Focus and Depth of Field

Originally posted 2013-04-12 19:23:44. RepublishReprintFocus and depth of field are related, and the advancing photographer should
DIY Fiddle Repair and Maintenance

DIY Fiddle Repair and Maintenance

Originally posted 2013-05-14 16:40:34. RepublishReprintAfter a little while in the violin world, I know you will have seen this reaction:
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  1. I think I just lost a rather lengthy post. I am acquainted with many of the facts and findings you cite. I will try to summarize briefly the remarks that I lost. I am a 68-year-old retired general surgeon currently working part time as a medical researcher. I am autogynephilic and divorced after35 years of marriage. I believe my condition has many causes: toxic exposure to DES, DDT, and lead in utero, cross-dressing as a teen associated with arousal and masturbation, which I stopped after two years and did not resume in earnest until the death of my mother in 2002 and a distancing from me by my wife related to financial difficulties related neurological disabilities due to a mid-brain bleed due a tiny AV malformation. I developed acute hydrocephalus requiring emergency placement of a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt, leading to chronic drowsiness and decreased executive function and closure of my surgical practice I also have sleep apnea, testosterone, and estrogen deficiency associated with osteoporosis which requires estrogen but cannot be treated with testosterone because it makes the sleep apnea worse, causes cystic acne, and makes my BPH worse. I believe some of these conditions may have been related to hormone disruptor exposure in utero. In 2002 I developed incessant OCD-like urges to cross-dress which were accompanied with arousal and often masturbation. I eventually found that St. John’s Wort, Vyvanse, and Luvox eliminated these urges entirely but proved toxic and had to be discontinued due development of the serotonin syndrome and a mild, transiently symptomatic stroke. Cross-dressing served as a substitute for Vyvanse, Luvox, and St. John’s Wort, that allowed me to work part time as a medical researcher. I still see my wife and children but do not cross-dress in their presence nor do I cross-dress publically. I recognize its repugnance to the general population, to heterosexual women, and especially to wives and children. I did contemplate suicide but was persuaded to believe that a live cross-dresser, even an autogynephilic one, is better than a dead one–although I see from your postings that you and others may disagree with that. Using self-gratifying substances and carrying out self-gratifying behaviors are not always heinous addictions that necessarily injure the lives of self and others. Narcotic use even associated with tolerance and high doses can be lifesaving in persons with severe chronic pain. Amphetamine use can save the lives of some individuals with severe ADD. SRS can be lifesaving for many homosexual transsexuals. Anti-depressants can be lifesaving for persons with otherwise untreatable deficiencies of dopamine, serotonin, and/or norepinephrine. I agree that autogynephilic males will always be males with male brains despite hormones and SRS. I have noted as you have that because many transition late in life, many have a repugnant appearance that is difficult to accept both by the affected individual and those around him. Their behavior is often narcissistic and highly dysfunctional. However, I would also argue that no matter how these individuals got this way, their condition is not easily or possibly impossible to reverse. Some degree of tolerance/acceptance of their behavior and varying and individualized degrees of treatment, I think, are better for them, their families, and society than execution, suicide, corporal punishment, or imprisonment unless they are truly guilty of felonies. The same I believe is especially true for homosexual transsexuals whose gender identity has been in some cases brutally suppressed for years and find peace in late transition. I also believe that unnuanced vitriol toward dysfunctional even narcissistic individuals is not helpful. I found hardened heroin addicts with gunshot wounds difficult to treat as a surgeon. But they, too, needed to be treated as fellow human beings even though some needed 24-hour police attendants and physical restraints. Some now believe–in Canada– that what they need is carefully supervised heroin administration with strict requirements for treatment including having a job. What autogynephilic MTFs “should” do and what they can do may be different. What we “ought” to expect needs to coincide with attitudes that are both understanding and reasonable.

    1. Hi James,

      Thank you for your posts. For some reason these were held in my spam folder (it’s automated) pending manual review. I have now passed them. My apologies for the confusion.

      I try to check comments twice a day so if that happens again, please wait a while. Your posts will not be lost and I will OK them on my next check.

      I’ll respond after reading, this was just to reassure you

      Kind Regards

      Rod

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