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Last autumn, I wrote a post that ruffled some feathers. The TL;DR: Sex and Gender are two separate things. Sex is mammalian biology, Gender is socially constructed ie the culturally “acceptable” roles and behaviours of people based on their biological sex. Sex doesn’t cause Gender and Gender doesn’t cause Sex. That’s it. And yet I […]

Apocalympics 2012 – Mayan “Prophecy”

The Maya of ancient Mexico had very advanced concepts of mathematics, astronomy and Time. They kept track of solar and lunar years, eclipses and the cycles of visible planets. To carry out their calendric and astronomical calculations they developed a sophisticated mathematical system where units are written with dots and bars are used to represent […]