About / Best-Of

And everything around her is a silver pool of light
The people who surround her feel the benefit of it
It makes you calm
She holds you captivated in her palm

Suddenly I see (suddenly I see)
This is what I want to be
Suddenly I see (suddenly I see)
Why the hell it means so much to me

—KT Tunstall, "Suddenly I See"

Seemingly hazardous but actually careful and humane thoughts about gender, social science, and epistemology, by a man who aspires to something more. Featuring a special focus on the phenomenon of autogynephilia ("love of oneself as a woman") in males, and the project of reformulating liberal-feminist and queer-theoretic goals for a universe where evolution actually happened, introspection doesn't work, and Bayesian reasoning continues to work even when some of the hypotheses are about people.

Sorry 'bout this.

A selection of some favorite posts—

This is a pseudonym for branding and market-segmentation purposes, because it seems like it's instrumentally useful for my gender blogging to take place under a different flag than my personal life and other work, but my real name probably isn't that hard to find.

I warmly welcome polite inquiries at ultimatelyuntruethought@gmail.com.

—M. T. S.-W.