I understand this to some degree. I think understanding this sentiment is easier (as it is in many cases, good or bad) by substituting ‘trans’ with ‘straight’ or ‘gay’ or even ‘black’ or ‘white.’ From the poster’s point of view, their gender dysphoria is not a choice (hoping that this sub is indeed reasonable enough to believe there are at least some real trans people), and so to say that they have the ‘freedom’ to do that just doesn’t match up. It’s like saying you have the freedom to be black.
Sometimes it takes something physical to bring a point home, and internet or instant communication doesn’t have the same effect. Many business professionals agree that emails are great for efficiency, scheduling, quick communicating of concepts, and reaching many people at once. However, when it comes to personal relations, they agree that nothing can take the place, or influence, of a handwritten thank you note..
He’s a former student of the Vancouver Film School, whose 3D Animation and Visual Effects program created a valuable pool of techies for his film.The best sci fi has always mirrored the society in which it’s created, but recent big movies in the genre have had only perfunctory relevance. Think of the sketchy eco themes in the lame remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still and the risible The Happening. District 9, in contrast, is a noble attempt to grapple with serious issues refugees, mass immigration, prejudice within the confines of a popcorn movie.
As far as DOC goes. I love him for the care he has given to my furry babies over these many years and the true friend he has become to me, despite our age and cultural differences I have actually told him that he has replaced my Father (who died of stroke complications in 1995) in temperament and disposition/ he thoroughly enjoyed that. I know for several years, he has been miserable with physical pain getting little to no relief from some medicines and treatments talking longingly of reuniting with his beloved Sarah and their dog when the Lord was ready for him and worrying incessantly about the current financial climate.
In every single case where someone has described having an “otherworldly experience” they had one of these mystical experiences. They take many shapes or forms, but several common themes are a sense of oneness, connection with a higher power, and entities. It doesn matter if these experiences are “real” or not.
Generally, there running trails or paths in just about every part of town, even if it in the desert or on the side of a canal. Lots of hills and a good amount of flat areas make for a good variety. Plus people tend to be pretty friendly so you can find some good running partners!.