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22 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 05 January 2009 12:05AM

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Comment author: Sebastian_Conolly 08 January 2009 07:32:26PM 4 points [-]

This is an interesting post, but you're a failing to distinguish between becoming a member of the opposite sex, and becoming a typical member of that sex, or the person that you'd have been if you were born with the same brain but different chromosomes.

The former has a much broader range of outcomes, and there's no unique set of characteristics or experiences that define 'man' or 'woman' - just a bunch of correllations.