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A review of the book, I am Jazz, by a board certified endocrinologist at Public Discourse. It provides a detailed explanation of what must and will take place for a child who “transitions” from their birth sex to the opposite sex as a remedy for their “gender dysphoria” (the current name for the psychological condition), “This is further evidence that Jazz does not in fact have a “girl brain.” He has a boy brain. It is his mind that is giving him the trouble. This is a psychological condition, rather than a biological one.”

A quick review of the literature on the “inference problem” in science, “Over the past few years, many scientific researchers, especially those working in psychology and biomedicine, have become concerned about the reproducibility of results in their field.”

Here is an explanation of how to critique research

The planning which lies behind (many/all?) mass murder attacks, “Extensive planning indicates that rampage attacks serve purposes. These also fall into clear repeated patterns, including vengeance, infamy seeking, and a need for a sense of macho power, often with a background of long-term internal discord and interpersonal defeats.”

Rioting when happy, “Aggressive behavior, property damage, is actually pleasant behavior—it feels good for a lot of people,” Chester told Fortune in an interview.” (People like to sin.)

Does your brain produce new neurons?

The October 2017 updates to the DSM-V 

Curious if you have dementia? Here’s the Mini-Mental State Exam (a common fact in lawsuits involving capacity)

Public displays matter, “The new study shows that individuals who watch events such as a  or State of the Union address have a more favorable impression of a president’s ability to govern than those who do not, even among those who disagree with the president’s policy goals.”

As Wallace Stevens wrote:


I am what is around me.

Women understand this.
One is not duchess
a hundred yards from a carriage.

These, then are portraits:
a black vestibule;
a high bed sheltered by curtains.

These are merely instances.

Conspiracy theories are just a way to slander and gossip, “The bottom line is that people don’t necessarily believe in the conspiracies they’re peddling – they just want to use them to make a point or promote a way of thinking.”It’s a way of expressing a dislike for something – like a politician or a group of people,” says Klein.”
How to manipulate your brain to hallucinate.
My brain implant made me do it, “Considering the impact brain implants can have on moral and legal notions of responsibility, it’s time to discuss whether and when brain interventions should excuse people.”
Flip Wilson did it better: