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  •  Yes, I think that human brains probably vary (3+ / 0-)
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    musing85, pixxer, Transactivist

    in every way possible. That is just the nature of biology.

    But "difference is disease" is the medical model, and the model followed by the DSM psychologistsi.

    They also believe in blaming the victim: they read back the injurious effects of social prejudice as symptoms of "disease" in their "subjects". In this manner they normalize and enable the prejudice.

    It's an old, standard right wing practice.

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