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Indonesians recognize 5 genders, while Americans recognize only 2

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posted on Feb, 10 2014 @ 04:02 PM
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I know that they are not the norm as compared to the average person. Merely pointing out that it is 'their normal' and this is their life, and it seems a bit harsh to call someone a mistake of nature. Just sayin. No put-downs intended towards anyone who feels differently than that.


Well, from a scientific standpoint, something that does not do what it should is considered "abnormal." If a gene is dysfunctional or the genetic splitting did not occur as it should, then it is abnormal in that sense. I can see how one would not want to label someone as abnormal and I get your point, but duplication or subtraction of genes is not normal. Wouldn't you consider trisomy 21 (Down's syndrome) an abnormal condition?




posted on Feb, 10 2014 @ 04:27 PM
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Thanks


As someone in the biology field it gives me a headache when people try to rewrite simple biological facts to fit a PC or new age mindset.



posted on Feb, 11 2014 @ 07:34 PM
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Not going to lie the one in white was pretty convincing.



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