A PhD student explained his “TRANIMAL hippopotamus identity and why he prefers being transpecies to transgender in a peer-reviewed paper published in May.
Yes, you heard that correct. Florentin Félix Morin feels like he is a Hippo, so he IS a Hippo!
I am guessing that means he gets full rights to the Hippopotamus pen at the local zoo and may take his baths and do his business there.
This upcoming generation is a mess!!!!!!!!!!
Writing in the Journal of Theoretical Humanities, University of Arizona visiting scholar Florentin Félix Morin argued that his hippo alter-ego has allowed him to navigate the world free from the constraints that “govern human bodies.”
His paper is entitled “EGO HIPPO: The subject as metaphor,” in which he explained “how his metaphorical hippo-self is collectively produced and performed.”:
“This article explores the formation of a tranimal, hippopotamus alter-ego. Confronting transgender with transpecies, the author claims that his hippopotamus “identity” allowed him to (verbally) escape, all at once, several sets of categorization that govern human bodies (“gender,” “sexuality,” age). He starts with an account of how his metaphorical hippo-self is collectively produced and performed, distinguishing the subjective, the intersubjective and the social. The article then investigates the politics of equating transgender and transpecies, critically examining the question of the inclusion of “xenogenders” in the trans political movement.”
Keep in mind that some call this kid a scholar…
“For a while, if someone was asking me how I ‘identified,’ I would joke about being a hippopotamus trapped in a human’s body,” says Morin, a transgender man, “later, a human trapped in a hippopotamus’ body, until my humorous ‘truth’ solidified and I began announcing myself as an old butch hippo dyke trapped in a young human faggy transboy’s body.”
They may call him a transpecies scholar, I call him nuts!
“Such an ‘identity’ allowed me to (verbally) escape, all at once, several sets of categorization that govern human bodies (‘gender,’ ‘sexuality,’ age),” he continued.
Sit down for this one…
“I do strongly love when my friends call me ‘hippo,’ refer to my ‘paws’ and pretend that they see no difference between me and one of my stuffed hippopotamuses, except that I’m a little bigger than most of them,” writes Morin.
These are the thoughts and words of a young child, not an adult!
On the University of Arizona’s website, Morin is touted as an ‘exciting’ addition to the institution’s LGBT Studies program. I bet!
“Let me put it this way,” Felix continues. “Something about being a hippo makes me feel cute, confident, sexy and safe. I discovered that another self was available for me: being a hippo means that I don’t have to be a boy or a girl, a child or an adult, normal or strange.”
Now, I can almost try to imagine thinking you are a Hippo stuck in a man’s body, but when he claims that the Hippo is sexy…Huh?
Our future generations are sincerely in YUUUUGE trouble. This is the result of our education system. Weird stuff is being taught between kindergarten and graduate school. Young minds are being warped.
What is next? Who knows!
Hippopotamus asserts control in the African wildlife.
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