Wednesday, November 30, 2016

漫画 Java the Hutt Logo


Mermaids XI



Sunday, November 27, 2016

Rubinesque Doodles




Rubinesque Doodles




Jock Strap Conspiracy

Breaking news! Well, not really, but the "jock strap", used mainly in the United States (according to Wikipedia), was invented in 1874, at the same time that circumcision was becoming prevalent.

Clearly the perpetuation of circumcision in the USA is a conspiracy by the jock strap companies.  Think about it!

I've already pointed a number of flaws in your Zambian study which you have not answered. I think we can reject that. All it says is that circ does not reduce sexual feeling and its own data do not show that.
All other studies have been discredited for similar reasons.
I think you can refer to the history of the "justification" for circumcision in the US (and Britain). First it was to prevent masturbation (around 1870) then it was to prevent going insane (from excessive masturbation), then it was that women find it more attractive, then it was that it's more hygienic, and now it supposedly prevents STDs including HIV. That simply doesn't make sense. It's obviously a solution in search of a problem. That is one of the many issues with circumcision. When you discover that it doesn't prevent masturbation, that children don't go insane upon being fixated on masturbating all the time, when it's not unhygienic, when it doesn't prevent AIDS, at some point you have to question the process OR determine that it does something else. Is it mere habit? or is it something deeper, does it provide some kind of strange social benefit? Also, what is the psychology of men who have been circumcised and not admitting they regret it? They don't want to hate their parents? They don't want to accept that it's bad (less sensation and higher risk of ED later, etc.) and can't be fixed?
THOSE are the interesting discussions! That it prevents AIDS or has no impact on sexual feeling or function has been discredited as far as research goes, and is sheer nonsense when you look at logic, physiology, the fact that NERVES TRANSMIT FEELING, and the accounts of men (other than you) who got circumcised later in life and describe it like a loss in hearing (can't hear conversations well, loss of appreciation of music and nature, etc.).
The interesting conversation is about why we keep doing it. It may be that it somehow makes America and Britain more competitive as societies, which is also plain to see.

From this discussion

Why Circumcision?

I've already pointed a number of flaws in your Zambian study which you have not answered. I think we can reject that. All it says is that circ does not reduce sexual feeling and its own data do not show that.
All other studies have been discredited for similar reasons.
I think you can refer to the history of the "justification" for circumcision in the US (and Britain). First it was to prevent masturbation (around 1870) then it was to prevent going insane (from excessive masturbation), then it was that women find it more attractive, then it was that it's more hygienic, and now it supposedly prevents STDs including HIV. That simply doesn't make sense. It's obviously a solution in search of a problem. That is one of the many issues with circumcision. When you discover that it doesn't prevent masturbation, that children don't go insane upon being fixated on masturbating all the time, when it's not unhygienic, when it doesn't prevent AIDS, at some point you have to question the process OR determine that it does something else. Is it mere habit? or is it something deeper, does it provide some kind of strange social benefit? Also, what is the psychology of men who have been circumcised and not admitting they regret it? They don't want to hate their parents? They don't want to accept that it's bad (less sensation and higher risk of ED later, etc.) and can't be fixed?
THOSE are the interesting discussions! That it prevents AIDS or has no impact on sexual feeling or function has been discredited as far as research goes, and is sheer nonsense when you look at logic, physiology, the fact that NERVES TRANSMIT FEELING, and the accounts of men (other than you) who got circumcised later in life and describe it like a loss in hearing (can't hear conversations well, loss of appreciation of music and nature, etc.).
The interesting conversation is about why we keep doing it. It may be that it somehow makes America and Britain more competitive as societies, which is also plain to see.

From this discussion

Mermaids VIII



Bikini swim suits were not allowed a hundred years ago. Hooray for women's liberation! Bonus points if you know this mermaid's name.

Mermaids VIII



Bikini swim suits were not allowed a hundred years ago. Hooray for women's liberation! Bonus points if you know this mermaid's name.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Mermaids VI




Mushrooms around Moscow



Mushrooms around Moscow



$50 Parking Fine at WSU

Getting to a Nano Write-in at WSU

NaNo: Racing to the Finish

NaNoWriMo
Hey Wrimos! helmet
It's five more daysclock, so divide the words you have left by five and give it a try to write than many every day, or take your average and multiple by five and that's how many more you will likely have shipand try to do a bit better.
One nice thing about nano is that you don't feel bad about spending every spare minute writing, with the knowledgesaturn that come December first, you can do something else...like revising (just for example). I apparently didn't have anything better to do today and spent the whole day writingwomanlute. I guess I proved that I can knock out the nano daily average of 1,700 words in about an hourclock, given a pretty good average over a large data sample (all day today, I mean). Could I have done something else? Definitely. Should I do something else most of the rest of the year? Ditto on that one. Are my back and butt sore?dragon Pretty much. Did I eat three meals in a coffee shop? Guilty as charged and thank G*d they had PB&J.
I still have a ton of stuff to write on my novel, so I'm going to keep on going.
Write-ins coming up: we're having our usual write-in tomorrow, there will probably be one on Sunday either in Lewiston at The Blue Lantern, or in Genesee, or at Café Artista in Moscow—stay tuned!
In other news, it looks like Moscow has crushed Pullman, with our blowing past a million words and not looking back, and their still sucking wind in the six-digit doldrums.  Go Moscow!  But it's too early to give in to complacency.
Write on!
Your ML, Jay helmet