Social Female NYT journalists argue that testosterone does not boost athletic performance

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  1. 20falarVerdades

    20falarVerdades Silver Belt

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    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/03/opinion/testosterone-caster-semenya.html

    Should USADA legalize testosterone?
     
  2. KILL KILL

    KILL KILL Gold Belt

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    She's wrong. Not really much to discuss.
     
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    That's what happens when everything is relative and a social construct. There's no right or wrong anymore.
     
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  5. Gunny

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    File his under: Shit progressives convince themselves to maintain their rational house of cards.

    It’s getting to be a pretty heavy file.
     
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    When I want to hear about the advantages of testosterone in athletic competition, I want to hear it from some dork at the NYT, who has never been an athlete.

    That said, if the testosterone levels are naturally high, is it fair to ban the athlete? I don't know about that.
     
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    Liquid Smoke Great artists steal™

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    Leave @Fawlty alone.
     
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    sangreporsangre Gold Belt

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    How come this piece doesn't explain why males perform so much better in athletics than females? I mean, all those words to explain how testosterone doesn't boost athletic performance but no analysis of why peoplekind who experience higher levels of testosterone during development completely crush the athletic performance of those who don't. I wonder why that is.
     
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    I would say yes, if the athlete is biologically male competing against biological females. A biological female with naturally high T, no.
     
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    That’s ridiculous.

    Genetic advantages should not be held against anyone - male or female.

    If a woman is born with a beard and muscles to boot; let the fucking girl use them in sporting competition.

    If a dude is blessed with a strong soprano voice; then let him start a hair metal band.
     
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    Well that's just it. They banned a certain female because she had naturally high testosterone. Now, how "natural" that level truly is, I don't know. On the surface though, they seem to be banning a female just for being a freak of nature, which seems pretty unfair.
     
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    I have absolutely no issue with men or women competing against each other. However, if the competition is male vs male or female vs female then yes, I do believe biology takes precedent regardless of ones feelings or preferred gender. Biological truths are still truths regardless of how inconvenient they may be to one personally or professionally.

    At the very minimum, I believe the athletes competing should have a say in how the issue of Trans plays out without the worry of censorship. If the majority are fine with it then by all means do as you will. If they have issue with that then...move on to the next ideological reform.

    I do agree that a biological female with naturally occurring high T should not be penalized for such when competing against other females. I pretty much stated that in my previous post. There will always be various ranges of naturally occurring genetic gifts within a biological group. Training can help shorten some of those naturally occurring gaps but it is an inherent deficit when starting from the same overall skill and age baseline.
     
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    Katrina and Rebecca (The two ‘journalists’) need to stop shilling for globalists and get back in the kitchen.
     
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    Yes, that would be unfair. One has no real inherent control over ones biological nature and what ever genetic gifts or deficiencies come with it. It's why they have to resort to either better training or chemical enhancement to gain an advantage.
     
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    Ban Jon Jones for his reach nao.

    Hell you can ban GSP for his too!
     
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    I am your real dad I am surrounded by NERDs !!!

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    Librials not only lie to us, but they lie to themselves. It is actually kind of sad.
     
  17. Liquid Smoke

    Liquid Smoke Great artists steal™

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    They're wrong.

    But this is consistent with virtually all of their positions, all of which derive from their radical assumption that we are all the same and the only reason for inequality is unfair social constructs. That's why they are perpetually confused about things most of us take for granted.

    And they're not hypocrites for taking high paid positions at state universities above and beyond their position at the Times. Nope, that's actually a bargain for the rest of us.
    https://slate.com/news-and-politics...ered-225000-salary-that-s-a-bargain-rate.html

    Discuss.
     
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    What if its a biological man pretending to be a woman? Is it still a natural level?
     
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  20. Lord Commander Palis

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    As someone who excretes testosterone from head to tippy toe I would be more than glad to prove her wrong by going up against someone athletically who lacks testosterone like @Fawlty , @Trotsky or @luckyshot
     

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