Moldavian battle flag dating from stephen the great s time
Even 'person' and 'human' seem rather too confining for my sense of the true nature of my being, but I usually let these slide.
I for my part cringe whenever I am called a 'man'.
The quality of my life is enhanced by not going to academic events, and reduced by going to them.
If I can't go because social pressure would require me to wear a sticker, well, .
I have a strong preference, in fact, that I not be expected to expect others to use my preferred pronouns, and it is a violation of my own sense of who I am to be called upon to state my preferences in this matter as if they were, to me, some kind of easy and painless and wholly worked out fact.
There will always be unthinking and uninteresting people in the world.
But let us not enforce this way of being by bullshit new social conventions or, worse still, by oppressive new bureaucratic demands.