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The Abolition of Gender
American Thinker ^ | January 15, 2012 | Fay Voshell

Posted on 01/15/2012 12:30:01 PM PST by NYer

The far left in Europe and America has attained the same phantasmagoric and orgiastic repudiation of reason as their predecessors, the leaders of the French Revolution. 

The hopes of egalitarianism embraced by the leaders of the French Revolution included eliminating real and perceived inequities by abolishing class distinctions, which project included killing off the aristocracy and clergy while de-Christianizing society.  They hoped by so doing to begin society anew. 

However, in their wildest dreams, none of the leaders of the mobs ever advocated the elimination of gender as a means of establishing liberté, egalité et fraternité.

But the addled progeny of the Revolution, here and abroad, are seeking to do just that.  The hope appears to be that the end of discrimination will be achieved by rendering the sexes fungible -- or better yet, nonexistent.  The elimination of gender distinction and the establishment of androgyny are to usher in communal utopia.

For example, the most recent Council of Europe convention on gender has defined gender as a purely social construct.  Eliminating biological distinctions as the determinative factor of gender, the Council has redefined gender as meaning "the socially constructed roles, behaviors, activities and attributes that a given society considers appropriate for women and men."

Lest it be thought the Council's definition of gender is a mere aberration, its "advanced" sociological philosophies advocating the abolition of gender are to be found in academia, both here and abroad.

For example, Magnus Hirschfield, author of the The Sexual Revolution opines:

[I]n the bourgeois, capitalist societies of the West which are dedicated to individual freedom, the sexual revolution continues. The right to sexual self-determination is considered as important as ever, and, indeed, various sexual liberation groups are working hard to extend it.


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: education; gender; homosexualagenda; moralabsolutes

1 posted on 01/15/2012 12:30:12 PM PST by NYer
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To: wagglebee; little jeremiah
What does all this madness, now being inserted into our public schools, mean?

Quite frankly, if our society accepts gender redefinition as a merely societal construct, it means the end of civilization as we know it -- not mere reformation or transformation, but the abolition of civilization itself. 

2 posted on 01/15/2012 12:32:22 PM PST by NYer ("Be kind to every person you meet. For every person is fighting a great battle." St. Ephraim)
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3 posted on 01/15/2012 12:34:47 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: NYer
As long as people can continue to make things, sell things, and buy things "civilization" will continue.

It may not be the sort of "civilization" we want to be a part of, but it will persist... like a virulent strain of influenza.

4 posted on 01/15/2012 1:09:37 PM PST by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: NYer

Gender as a purely social construct.LOL the fagots will say and print anything to be excepted by the norm.
Unicorns are not real also.


5 posted on 01/15/2012 1:13:53 PM PST by Vaduz
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To: NYer

Androgyny for the androgynians!

Obama: I support equal rights for my androgynist
brothers and sisters, er that is sothers and bisters,
well ok my peeps.


6 posted on 01/15/2012 1:19:09 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Vaduz

Unicorns are not real also.

Oh yeah? Just where do you think Skittles come from?


7 posted on 01/15/2012 1:20:41 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: NYer

8 posted on 01/15/2012 1:26:42 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: NYer

The title of the piece shows that the bad guys are winning.

The correct term is ‘sex’, not ‘gender’.

In standard English, the word gender is only used to distinguish between language forms, especially in romance languages like French. ANy other use is a jocularity or blunder (see Fowler’s Modern English Usage).

Changing the common term from something concrete and real like the word “sex” into a created construct (as all language is an abstract construct) like “gender” was a huge error, helped along by the Puritans who are afraid of the word invoking thoughts of relations.


9 posted on 01/15/2012 1:27:51 PM PST by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney be the Mo Udall of 2012.)
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To: NYer; Chode

After reading this whole article I have come to one conclusion.

The dolphins may be smarter than us. Dolphins at least know they are male or female.


10 posted on 01/15/2012 1:45:56 PM PST by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: tet68

LOL


11 posted on 01/15/2012 1:48:46 PM PST by Vaduz
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To: Dr. Sivana

And it is not just Romance languages which have gender. The Germanic languages do also, and English is in that group. In fact, all Indo-European languages have gender distinctions.

Gender is not the same as sex, as is shown by the example of German.

German is a good example (and should have some bearing for English-speakers, for English is just a form of German with many French and other loan words, and a less inflected grammar.) The definite article in German varies according to gender, but note that the word for girl is das Mädchen (neuter!), because it is formed with the diminutive ending -chen, and all such constructs are always neuter. Obviously, classed by sex, girls are female. But in German, girls are neuter in gender. Sex and gender are not the same.

The dog in German is der Hund (masculine), and the cat is die Katze (feminine, like most nouns which terminate in -e in the nominative). Well, obviously not all dogs are male, and not all cats are female, or they could not reproduce!


12 posted on 01/15/2012 2:09:11 PM PST by docbnj
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who is the Most Male in this picture?
It’s clear that it is the one in tan to the left
of the fairy!


13 posted on 01/15/2012 2:13:45 PM PST by True Republican Patriot (May GOD SAVE OUR AMERICA from ALLAH and his Prophet, HUSSEIN OBAMA!!)
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To: docbnj

I took two years of German in high school, and my paternal grandparents spoke “high” and “low” German. They were born in the US, but my great-father was an immigrant.

I have always wondered why der Junge was “der”, and Mädchen was das.

Thanks for the explanation.


15 posted on 01/15/2012 4:23:58 PM PST by MikeSteelBe (Austrian Hitler was as the Halfrican Hitler does.)
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To: tet68
Unicorns are not real also. Oh yeah? Just where do you think Skittles come from?

Unicorn Poop

16 posted on 01/15/2012 5:28:55 PM PST by Fast Moving Angel (Proud Right-Wing Trash -- stick it, Alec.)
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To: Vaduz

“Gender as a purely social construct.LOL the fagots will say and print anything to be excepted by the norm.”

The hordes from the Third World believe in the differences between sexes, and they are inheriting the earth (the US included). People trying to dismiss such differences are a vocal but dwindling minority.


17 posted on 01/15/2012 5:36:33 PM PST by kearnyirish2
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To: Morgana
infinitely sad, and definitely true...
18 posted on 01/15/2012 5:44:01 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: NYer
This is the Council's ideal gender-less sexless society:


19 posted on 01/15/2012 6:04:02 PM PST by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

Unicorn Poop

It’s where Obama gets his...


20 posted on 01/15/2012 6:07:15 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Morgana

So long and thanks for all the fish!


21 posted on 01/15/2012 6:29:59 PM PST by Conservaliberty (25 and conservative. I guess I have no heart, Oh, well, makes shooting the bad guys easier.)
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To: Vaduz

They act as though they think there is no objective reality. But actually they think that their own mental whims and desires are the ulitmate reality.


22 posted on 01/15/2012 9:16:42 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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To: Morgana

I consider it nearly certain that Dolphins are smarter than humans. Who knows what they would do if they had opposable thumbs?


23 posted on 01/16/2012 5:34:38 AM PST by RipSawyer (This does not end well!)
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To: little jeremiah

What God makes in unity, Satan seeks to separate (marriage vs divorce),

and what God made separate (male and female created He them [Gen 1:27]), Satan seeks to merge.


24 posted on 01/16/2012 5:37:59 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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