Free post! "Far from actually debunking any myths with evidence and reason, the ACLU has simply responded to several valid concerns surrounding women’s rights with a series of scientifically illiterate political slogans. This does nothing to advance the civil liberties of trans people or women, and instead likely only increases animosity toward the vulnerable groups they claim to defend."
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If you are interested in learning how a person thinks and comes to conclusions, you should read the writings of Scott Alexander. If you enjoy reading long-form articles on a variety of subjects with varying views consider subscribing to Quillette.
"The true significance of Scott Alexander is less in what he writes, than in his whole approach to writing—and not (or at least not only) because Alexander has a particular gift, but because he has chosen to wield that gift in furtherance of Truth."
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