choice on behalf of the child based on what they thought
would better suit the physical looks of the child.
The child grew up and insisted that regardless of physical
appearance, the parents made the wrong choice.
What the child felt inside regarding who they were was
different from what the parents thought based on the
physical characteristics of the child.
Did the parents err in their gender assignment based on their
assessment solely on the physical attributes of their child?
Was there a better way of determining the gender of the child
other than relying solely on the dominant physical attributes?
What if the physical attributes were not the overriding
factors in determining how the child ‘felt inside’?
Was there something deeper in that baby’s genes that was
not readily apparent in the physical looks?
Did the parents allow subjective views based on ‘culture’
and ‘tradition’ to override more important considerations
based on science?
Did the parents fail to truly and deeply investigate a matter
that so intricately and intimately affect a human being?
Their child? If this happened in Πanzu around the time I was
born, we would not be talking about this matter for the child
would have been ‘hidden’.
Thankfully, the child was born in a place where they do not
‘hide children’ born with characteristics or features
different from the majority of people.
This man, the ‘champion of treating all people with respect
and dignity’ suddenly became God’s linguist and tried to
break down God’s expectations for us mortals in a language
which we were capable of comprehending.
He tried to explain to me how God abhorred amorous acts
between people of the same perceived gender. I asked him if
the same abhorrence by our divine creator extended to the
pot-bellied, old rich men we see every day running around