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The Gendered Self Further commentary on the transsexual phenomenon By Anne Vitale PhD
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With this volume, the author, a psychologist who has worked with over 500 gender variant clients over the last quarter century, gathers together the work of brain development scientist, gender... More > specialist and her own personal clinical experience to add to the growing body of knowledge regarding transsexualism. While most books stop at genital reassignment surgery this book takes us through transition to 30 years beyond, revealing the realities of what it is like to live one’s life as a transsexual in a cisgendered world. With surgery life takes a turn wherein the individual is now permanently consigned to a parallel universe: not male, not female but a biological and sociological combination of both. It is a world where the ordinary becomes absurd and the absurd becomes ordinary. Transsexualism is the existential dilemma writ large.< Less
The Gendered Self: Further Commentary on the Transsexual Phenomenon By Anne Vitale PhD
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Based on the author's experience in treating over 600 gender dysphoric, transgender, individuals over the last 31 years,The Gendered Self is the story of what it’s like to be born into and live... More > out one's life as a transsexual in a cissexual world. The author starts by showing how the developing brain is genderized in-utero and how that process can go awry leaving affected individuals sex/gender incongruent. Treatment limits and options are discussed followed by several chapters of what post sugery life is like. Transsexualism is a life long existential dilemma challenging the very nature of psychological survival. Nietzsche famously said "What does not kill you makes you stronger". As the author shows, developing a healthy transsexual identity and going on to live a meaningful life is certainly a testament to all who persist.< Less
The Gendered Self Further commentary on the transsexual phenomenon By Anne M Vitale
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Based on the author's experience in treating over 500 gender dysphoric individuals over the last 26 years,The Gendered Self is the story of what it’s like to be born into and to live out one's... More > life as a transsexual in a cissexual world. The author starts by showing how the developing brain is genderized in-utero and how that process can go awry leaving affected individuals sex/gender incongruent. Although hormonal and surgical means is the current treatment of choice, we have come to learn that with Genital Reassignment Surgery life takes a turn wherein the individual is permanently consigned to a parallel universe: not male, not female but a bio-sociological combination of both. Transsexualism is a life long existential dilemma challenging the very nature of psychological survival. Nietzsche famously said "What does not kill you makes you stronger". As the author shows, developing a healthy transsexual identity and going on to live a meaningful life is certainly a testament to all who persist.< Less
The Gendered Self Further commentary on the transsexual phenomenon By Anne M Vitale
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Based on the author's experience in treating over 500 gender dysphoric individuals over the last 26 years,The Gendered Self is the story of what it’s like to be born into and to live out one's... More > life as a transsexual in a cissexual world. The author starts by showing how the developing brain is genderized in-utero and how that process can go awry leaving affected individuals sex/gender incongruent. Although hormonal and surgical means is the current treatment of choice, we have come to learn that with Genital Reassignment Surgery life takes a turn wherein the individual is permanently consigned to a parallel universe: not male, not female but a bio-sociological combination of both. Transsexualism is a life long existential dilemma challenging the very nature of psychological survival. Nietzsche famously said "What does not kill you makes you stronger". As the author shows, developing a healthy transsexual identity and going on to live a meaningful life is certainly a testament to all who persist.< Less
Evolutionary Interpretations of Aging, Disease Phenomenon, and Sex By Giacinto Libertini
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Life is amazing in its extreme variety, which is full of seemingly contradictory manifestations. This is particularly true about three categories of phenomena, all of primary importance: - For many... More > species, ours included, all individuals grow old with the passage of time; - On the contrary, individuals of many species do not show differences in vitality between subjects of various ages; - The diseases that afflict living beings, and our species in particular, are numberless; - However, in the wild, the normal condition, which is by far the most usual, is to be healthy; - The ways in which living beings mate, and so recombine their genes, are amazingly various; - On the other hand, many species reproduce asexually with an equally stunning variety. Yet, these phenomena can be studied and analyzed by a single main tool, as all have been shaped and influenced by evolution. This book expresses some arguments about their interpretation in the light of this unifying and clarifying theory.< Less
The Game Within...(An Unknown Phenomenon) By Syed Salman
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Go,go,go! The lesson starts and the player starts off for his journey. He starts it without any knowledge of his journey whatsoever.As he moves on he realizes there is someone trying to help him. The... More > lesson continues with the player being assisted by that 'someone' to finally reveal that which was hidden!< Less
PHENOMENON OF TECH RATIONALITY By Stanislav Beskaravayniy
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Станислав... More > Бескаравайный "Становление феномена технической рациональности в эпоху Нового времени как объект философской рефлексии" Диссертация посвящена вопросам взаимодействия философского и технического знания в XVII-м веке. Техническая рациональность стала тем качеством умозаключений, которое проявлялось в сочинениях философов и в работах инженеров, и которое, в итоге, решило спор между И. Ньютоном и Г. Лейбницем.< Less
Nomad Networking Secrets Revealed, The New Social and Business Networking Phenomenon By Stephane J Vergnaud
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This is about nomad networking and the benefits it brings to business travellers. Nomad networking is the new business networking phenomenon. It can be defined as networking during business travel... More > downtime and spare time. Besides the usual business networking benefits, nomad networking provides much more since it happens during the most dreadful parts of business travels, transforming them into the most rewarding and enjoyable moments of your life. You will learn about how the author has discovered nomad networking, its fantastic benefits and how to to it best to become a super nomad networker.< Less
The Folklore of Faeries, Elves & Little People - A Study in a Cultural Phenomenon By Gary R. Varner
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Faeries, trolls, goblins--are these simply creatures of age old stories or are they much more? Legends of these Little People are universal across time, geography and cultures. Are the origins of... More > these stories connected to a real race of tiny humans such as those found on the Indonesian island of Flores or to some other ancient and unknown cause? Sightings of these creatures continue to be reported in our modern time from Europe and Russia to North Carolina and California. Are these reports the result of mis-identification or hallucination or are we in fact sharing the world with a number of beings from a lost age? The Folklore of Faeries, Elves & Little People - A Study of a Cultural Phenomenon looks cross-culturally at the history and folklore of these creatures as well as current areas said to be frequented or inhabited by them and gives possible explanations for the continued belief in their existence. Illustrated< Less
Discourse Academos: 5 Activist Essays On the Disc Golf Phenomenon By Michael Plansky
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5 essays on efforts to promote and develop disc golf as a unique lifestyle sport. The Disc golf phenomenon has been evolving for nearly 40 yrs now, and it's time that the rag-tag legions of... More > recognized disc golf enthusiasts take the reins. A roots movement of activists sharing experience and vision will develop the branch structure necessary to weather the influence of mainstream media when they discover that disc golf may mean dollar signs. From Carson City Nevada to the IRS to the Cal Poly Pomona Space Activators! to Sci-Fi fantasies to Guradians of The Trees, these essays span the 5 years I went back to school for landscape architecture. The capstone of my interest in disc golf as regenerative recreation was my thesis: Disc Golf Course Design: Inscribing Lifestyle. These academic writings trace the activism of one disc golfer's pursuit of better design. What do you see in disc golf's future? The olive grove of Academos awaits! Fling away.< Less