All that speculation in the OP is mountain-out-of-a-molehill. There are real people involved, with some things in common but all unique experiences that shape. So what you have is a lot of anecdotes which can combine to form a general narrative but they ultimately remain individual stories and situations. I know several trans people and their stories are each different. Bundling into scary narratives of downfalls of civilizations is a bit ridiculous.

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i’ve done a lot of food and vitamin experiments through the decades. Knew a vegan family in NJ in the 80s – friends with one of the kids. Did vegan for about a year around age 19-20 to see how my body reacted – a large part of it was raw food. Occasionally I’ll do meatless to try new protein ideas. I find out what my body likes and doesn’t like.

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I had you at about 20-22 ish when i first joined and assumed you’d aged. I didn’t actually put any thought into it. Your factors don’t mesh up with mine though. –quot What factors? I’ll presume them. “He’s immature because he displays hostile behavior, so he must be younger.” If that were the case, it’s a bit provincial for a few reasons. —quot You didn’t seem hostile to me, just internet argumentative. I’ve been around a while and I’ve seen hostility online, but you’re not. Rather the #1 factor? Your preoccupation with women and men being biologically different as well as your interest in trans issues. That says to me: He dates or wants to date and is trying to understand women and thinks he found “the key”. This would be typical of someone in their early 20s, dating game age. That’s the #1 factor.

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