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Originally posted by LordBucket
reply to post by Death_Kron
Sex change isn't actually possible, you'll always be the sex you was born as. Anything else is simply a modification...
Ok. So then, what is this quality that we're discussed is or isn't being changed? What does it mean to "be male" or "be female?" Is it a physical quality? Is it a spiritual quality? Is it mental? Do souls posses gender? What exactly defines "being" male or female?
we define a Female as XX and Male as XY.
No way to get around that one!!
Originally posted by idonotcollectstamps
I was not aware that this was even up for discussion as to being a "Belief". I thought that it was accepted Science. I guess anything can be considered a "belief". Is the knowledge that the brain controls the body's function considered a "belief"? I guess it is. Heck I guess anything can be considered a "Belief".
Originally posted by Death_Kron
Sex change isn't actually possible, you'll always be the sex you was born as.
You are the sex you are born as, it's as simple as that.
I'm already familiar with Pavlov's dog experiment and I guess what your alluding to is social or another type of conditioning?
A human being with an XX chromosome is a female. If we surgically attach 4 more arms and legs, she is not an octopus, she is still a female human. Surgically attaching a functional penis does not make you a female, any more than castrating a man makes him a female. The DNA trumps everything else.