The Point: Maybe They Should Screen for Crazy

Maybe PC should be changed to PD: “Potentially Deadly.” For the Colson Center, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point.

To judge the truth of a worldview, Chuck Colson always said, follow it to its logical conclusion. And the conclusion of any worldview that denies biological realities like male and female is anything but logical.

In Britain for instance, the UK Telegraph reports that “women who identify as men are not being routinely offered potentially life-saving . . . screening for breast and cervical cancer, amid fears it might offend them.”

And then get this, “men living as women are being invited for cervical smear tests even though they do not have a cervix.”

When will someone stop this crazy train?

As one conservative women’s rights leader said, “We’ve now got to the point where state collusion with this transgender agenda is endangering the health of women. It’s … ludicrous . . . to invite men for a cervical smear test, while it’s immoral and dangerous not to invite women.”

We’ll say it again… Ideas have consequences, and bad ideas really have victims.

Resources

Women who identify as men not offered routine NHS breast cancer screening
  • Telegraph Reporters | Telegraph.co.uk | January 14, 2018

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  • Tyler

    I wondered about this as well, I got a magazine from a local hospital that informed about health issues for men over 60 (or something like that), and I wondered how this would fly with someone who identifies as the opposite sex. Biologically, I would assume this wouldn’t apply, and I think this article is a very clear picture of the argument against transgenderism as a “real” phenomenon. The perceived deficit in this line of argumentation is that those in favor of transgenderism would say that it’s not about the body, it’s about the brain and self-concept. I see myself as the opposite of my biological assignment, and therefore my body is wrong, not my mind. I wonder if a better argument would be about how the mind and body aren’t so distinct, and that though the mind is the seat of consciousness and therefore self-concept, biology dictates sex, not perception.