As I mentioned in the previous post, others’ naivety and a bit of luck are extremely important in order to ‘pass’. However, a third component is present as well: one’s ability to capitalize on that naivety and that luck, one’s predatory spirit.
Many would categorize, somewhat unfairly, that the psychopath’s tactics are predatory but would not use the same adjective to describe transgenderists. Neither group is particularly liked by society, but society is willing to give transgenderists the benefit of the doubt whereas society assumes that psychopaths must be evil. I would argue that alignment means nothing to this point, both transgenderists and psychopaths are merely capitalizing on the deficiencies of people. The transgender person may be using your naivety and their own luck to get what they want: to be perceived as a member of the sex they are approximating. The psychopath is doing the same actions looking to get whatever benefit they want. The implications are the same. [Read more…]