Thursday, October 4, 2007

Flesh made wo/man

Self determination is a laudable goal- so long as it doesn't extend to the boundaries of gender roles.

The social structure is comprised of many roles based on anatomical differences - boy, girl, man woman, father, mother, etc- but in a world where uncertainty threatens many a psyche, immutable boundaries have become a placebo for accurate and descriptive terms of individuality.

Society trumps biology in human society- the species spreads across the globe into environments lethal to the individual through the use of group cooperation, rather than genetic changes. To ignore this reality, and instead demand that physiological attributes are the sole determination for one's societal role not only degrades the individual, but the culture as well.

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