“what is male and what female?” “when is a person alive, and when dead?”

body of work by christine montross

branes and brains — gyri and sulci — gauge-gravity duality and S, T, U, string or M theory dualities — chivality and enantiomorphism…

pietari posti in NYT

“…of sexual ambiguity…”  (we’ll get to sex vs. gender in another post 😉 )

genetic sex – presence or absence of Y chromosome
 
gonadal sex – histologic characteristics of gonads
 
ductal sex – presence or derivation of mullerian or wolffian ducts
 
phenotypic (or genital) sex – appearance of external genitalia
 
what are you performing today?
“…the inexactness of medically defined states…”
 
a tree isn’t a tree. we just call it that.
 
(quotes from pp 232 – 233 in body of work)
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One Response to ““what is male and what female?” “when is a person alive, and when dead?””

  1. and bodies… « embodhiment Says:

    […] (i just pasted in someone else’s review of bones, and i wagged towards something of body in this post.) bones searches the relational and mental dimensions of the living body, while body explores […]

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