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Anonymous 17/01/16(Mon)06:55 No. 16414 ID: 57a468 [Reply]

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A mental health question for armchair psychiatrists.

Gender dysphoria is a mental health disorder as described in the DSM-5 as someone who identifies as something other than their assigned biological sex. Given that psychiatry still follows the scientific method as to making decisions over what is and isn't a mental disorder. There are still legitimate causes of such individuals.

My question is targeted toward those individuals who somehow manged to turn 'being transgender' into a trend. While they haven't done much to really affect the lives of others unless the lives of others are affected by whining and bitching about their lives on Tumblr without, as they say, checking their privileges. I want to know what a proper diagnosis would be for certain transtrending social justice warriors who encourage violence.

From what I read, gender dysphoria is a fairly weak disorder that most likely isn't the culprit of such extremism. So is it possible that schizophrenia or another such disorder may also be effecting said people? While I do believe a few of them may legitimately be transgender who only seek to find a voice and somehow end up falling into a bad group. There are still a majority of them that make me question their beliefs.

I probably should be asking these questions on a psychiatry forum instead of a chan website, but whatever, I anticipate some negativity.

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Anonymous 17/02/01(Wed)06:53 No. 16445 ID: 57a468

Noticed how I said it was only one factor. You appeared to have missed this part. Also, a society that doesn't change is due to extinction. One cannot keep things the way they are if life moves forward not backward. Why do you think there is so much controversy concerning Trump's administration?

This still doesn't change the fact you're ignoring the basis of science by saying shit like the DSM is unreliable or that there should be a better treatment without providing hard evidence to support such statements.

Anonymous 17/02/01(Wed)08:29 No. 16446 ID: ef54e2

>Noticed how I said it was only one factor. You appeared to have missed this part.
You only named one factor, so I only responded to one factor.

>Also, a society that doesn't change is due to extinction.
Society changes. There's no avoiding that. That doesn't mean it will change in a particular direction.

But, for the sake of argument let's suppose that in 100 years there is no progress of any kind in gender dysmorphia treatments and transgenders are universally accepted as being of the gender they purport to be, to the point that women have no dating preference between men and transsexual men, beyond reproductive capability. In other words, the situation is the same as today, only with total acceptance. Furthermore, this acceptance has caused transgender people to be statistically indistinguishable from the general population in pretty much all ways.

This hypothetical future doesn't change the fact that today the treatment is unsuccessful in many cases and that it's worthwhile to research new forms of treatment. If you disagree with this then I'm sorry, but the one who's resistant to change and progress is you.

>you're ignoring the basis of science by saying [...] that there should be a better treatment without providing hard evidence
I don't quite follow. I need to provide evidence for the statement "there should be a better treatment"? It's an opinion. Are you saying you do not believe I hold that opinion, or are you saying that you disagree with that opinion? Tough titty either way.

Anonymous 17/03/18(Sat)22:31 No. 16471 ID: fc6638

I'd say while there are a multitude of personal reasons SJW's take this shit to the levels that they do, the answer you are looking for could be simplistically boiled down to one word: ennui.

These people are to the core bored. It may arise from not being quite creative enough to make a purpose for themselves or they cannot fathom some way for them to be "interesting". Either way the way these people have seen themselves for years is as a uniform, pre fab part of modern america. No unique experiences, not enough creative wherewithal to express something unique and no unique "backstory" as some would say.

So, in lieu of any of this they instead experience ennui. In the grips of this ennui, there is no purpose to anything that you do, there is no reason you will be remembered, there is no way to be remarkable. S, in order to fulfill the need for these feelings they cling to a cultural trope that appeals to them: being persecuted. Being a part of a minority that is persecuted is a wet dream of these people, and the aspiration is to be remembered much like MLK. This gives them the "purpose" of fighting persecution, real and imagined. It gives them a sense of belonging and community with other like minded people. And finally, it gives them, in their mind, a path towards being remembered heroically.

long story short. the SJW is a product of the success of modern society with respect to achieving homogeneity and quality of life. They are also the product of that society lacking a clear sense of purposeful direction.

Anonymous 17/03/11(Sat)01:19 No. 16469 ID: 57133f [Reply]

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Alright /sci/, it's Goldbach proof time.

Who here can count to 112. All the way to that number. Congratulations. You are an abstract scientist.

The proof is that by itself and without other numbers the natural numbers do not exist.

Fast Oohplah 17/02/01(Wed)17:28 No. 16447 ID: 4318e8 [Reply]

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Hey /sci/, how fast would an object need to travel in a circle to look like one solid ring or object. Like if a red ball span so fast it just looked like a solid red ring, not moving at all. How fast is that?

>pic unrelated

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Fogel Fry 17/02/01(Wed)23:23 No. 16449 ID: 6d05e5

Just for strictly non-serious reasons: How fast needs the red ball to travel to dupe the human eye and what would this do to the material the ball is made of?

Coming to that: What material needs the red ball to be made of?

Anonymous 17/02/02(Thu)00:40 No. 16450 ID: 8b2816

It depends on the sort of light that shines on the object. For example, strobe lights are used to visually inspect propellers as they spin in water. If you can time a light to shine very briefly at the same frequency as the object orbits, it will appear to be at a standstill in it regular, non-ring-like form.

Assuming a constant light source, such as the sun, and that the observer is not moving their eyes (because fast-moving objects are visible during saccadic motion), an orbit of a few centimeters in radius would appear as a solid ring rather easily. I would guess at less than 200 Hz (<12 kRPM). Roughly speaking, the larger the radius, the faster it must spin; more specifically, the tangential velocity must stay the same. Additionally, if the orbit is looked at from the side, the object will appear to move slower when it's on the far side of the orbit, so it will need to move even faster than if the orbit is looked at from the axis of rotation. The crucial factor here is how quickly the object traverses the field of view of the observer.

Anonymous 17/03/07(Tue)20:01 No. 16468 ID: 68162d

Fuck idonno

PedoFinderGeneral pedospotter 16/08/17(Wed)09:10 No. 16351 ID: e75e2a [Reply]

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shouldn't all pedos go jail soon?


dont pedos ever wonder how come
other pedos know all about them
despite they all use winrar?

that its strange they break
eachothers security with
the most basic knowledge

do you think pedos will
ever realise its not really
scientifically accurate
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Anonymous 17/01/25(Wed)19:31 No. 16436 ID: 3bc715

Never met a kiddy pickle tickler myself, but from what I can gather, some of them get caught due to extreme arrogance.
(i.e: "Those policemen won't get me, I USE A LIBRARY COMPUTER!")

Anonymous 17/03/07(Tue)20:00 No. 16467 ID: 68162d


Anonymous 17/01/30(Mon)01:55 No. 16444 ID: b46211 [Reply]

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Hello there /sci/. I have a challenge for you. Take your favorite futuristic or otherwise out of reach tech from any movie (let's say a light saber) and try to explain if humans can replicate it with a few modifications.

Anonymous 17/03/05(Sun)03:26 No. 16465 ID: 9c4b9c

lightsabers contain crystals.

Anonymous 17/02/26(Sun)19:45 No. 16463 ID: ff4681 [Reply]

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so, I know you guys use word filters, or at least have a times, I have some questions about them, now, this being said, I'm aware that your guys' word filter isn't exactly used in the same way that this kind is... at least in spirit, or cause behind the technicalities

out of curiousity, does anyone know of any studies on manipulation of perception in a pervasive way involving mediums of communication and what is said or isn't said?
does anyone have any knowledge of studies involving methods of control that are linguistics oriented or say... are designed to pick up on related contexts and the like with various signifiers?

some stuff's popped up lately and I'm *extremely* interested in this, I might have to learn a fair bit of technical jargon and concepts but I feel like it's probably worth it

on the one hand it seems like the attempts to engage in this are laughable but at the same time I know that sometimes these sorts of things can get real good real fast, especially when there's already a load of collected data that's not purposefully spoiled to challenge the attempt at deriving context to start silencing apparently said things

Anonymous 17/02/27(Mon)02:10 No. 16464 ID: ef54e2


/sci/ , " TEACHING IS HARD , NO WAY , ! " , better than India , Anonymous 17/02/18(Sat)06:43 No. 16459 ID: 89bc45 [Reply]

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" You can be a teacher in an inner city school , especially in The United States Of America , as a The United States Of American , that is far easier than being a Cracker Barrel Manager , in india , . " , what reason do you people let indians touch any education that is not proper hygiene and basic road construction , ?

BEEN OVER 2,000 YEARS /sci/ , AND INDIANS STILL NOT ALL BATHED , ! Anonymous 17/02/18(Sat)06:58 No. 16460 ID: a710e1

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Storage madness Anonymous 16/08/31(Wed)10:13 No. 16356 ID: f62a88 [Reply]

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Basically, my file/folder organization is pretty non-existent. EG: pictures folder has like 5 subfolders that make no fucking sense.

TL:DR how do you sort out your shit?
and are many fucks given about filenames

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Anonymous 16/12/12(Mon)07:42 No. 16398 ID: ef54e2

It's me again. I finally set aside some time to look at Hydrus. While its features definitely appeal to me, this is a deal-breaker:
My collection consists not of gigabytes, but of terabytes of files. Literally millions of files in a ZFS array. I simply cannot afford an import operation that performs a full file copy.

Anonymous 17/01/15(Sun)07:04 No. 16411 ID: 4c82ad


I am also tossing my hat in as a guy who had this idea independently. Mine is probably going to be written using the sfml library in c++ though. I guess a lot of us have similar issues :)

Anonymous 17/01/15(Sun)11:04 No. 16412 ID: ef54e2

Hey, I'm ef54e2.

Would you be interested in working as a team on this? I already have a fully functional viewer and a PoC client/browser for the database, and a server. You can browse a virtual directory structure and open files with the image viewer. The server sends the file contents to the viewer through a socket (entire file resides in the client's memory; streaming is WIP) using a custom protocol.

You can take a look at the viewer code: https://github.com/Helios-vmg/Borderless
The server and browser code is private for now, but I'd be willing to share it with someone interested in working on it, of course. The client and server are written in C# (the server binary can run unmodified on both Windows and Linux) and the database is PostgreSQL.

Let me know, man. I really want to get this done, but my time is divided between my day job, real life, and other projects, so I can never find the time to work on this.

SSID ideas BillyJoeThePianoMan!!HjBTVkMQpk 15/09/29(Tue)00:57 No. 16202 ID: 8aea60 [Reply]

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/sci/ give me some "edgy" SSID ideas, I can have up to four or five on my WRT54Gv5 with DD-WRT. I also figured out I can up the power to about 1.6 watts, but cannot get the -o command to turn on "override" where you can set basically any Tx power. Also I can use channel 12 13 and 14 freely :)

Other than SSID ideas that are "edgy" can you think of any illegal (in the US in general or wherever) SSIDs? Just for lulz.

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Anonymous 16/11/03(Thu)04:06 No. 16375 ID: c58625

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the social security numbers of your enemies.

Anonymous 17/01/18(Wed)17:47 No. 16419 ID: 3bc715

Try "OsamaIsKing" or "DatKiddieArse"
Pretty edgy if you ask me.

Anonymous 17/01/27(Fri)22:12 No. 16442 ID: 94abdf

Dont use channels so close to each other (eg 12, 13, 14), you will suffer the wifi gods wrath.

Earth Hole Anonymous 17/01/05(Thu)16:26 No. 16406 ID: 4318e8 [Reply]

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Hello /sci/. If there was a giant hole in the earth leading from one end to the other and- if you jumped in- would you just be pulled to the other side, or just be trapped in the middle by gravity?
>Pic unrelated

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Anonymous 17/01/09(Mon)15:12 No. 16409 ID: 4318e8


Anonymous 17/01/15(Sun)07:00 No. 16410 ID: 4c82ad

Gravity is actually the force of all bodies in the universe pulling on all other bodies in the universe. However, the strength of the pull weakens with the square of the distance between two given bodies. Since the celestial bodies in the universe are so far apart, you can say for conveniences sake that you are only under the effect of the gravity of the nearest one (the earth).; in reality though, you are even (very, very weakly) being pulled towards other people, which means that the "your momma" joke about her having a gravitational pull is technically true.

Anonymous 17/01/22(Sun)03:50 No. 16427 ID: ed8b6e

You would lose energy and slowly oscillate and then come to a stop at the center.

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