The Only Way to Win is Not to Play

by Armando Simón (November 2019)

Don Quichotte: Les duegnes, Bernard Buffet, 1988



A man said to the universe:

“Sir, I exist!”

“However,” replied the universe,

“The fact has not created in me

A sense of obligation.”—Stephen Crane



There are certain rare instances in life that the only way to win the game is not to play. This applies to any contest, or debate, or competition, or what have you. After all, if the game is rigged, why take part at all and thereby help to give it the illusion that it is fair? Nowhere does this apply more than in the case of men pretending to be women (i.e., transgenders) who enroll in women’s sports. Before the competition even starts everyone knows that the men are going to win. The absurdity is self-evident. The hivemind of the  national media, instead of stating the obvious reasons why this is unfair, instead gush praise and admiration to these transgenders while simultaneously ignoring the women who have been thereby victimized. They never air the dissent from women.


It takes a special kind of stupid not to see the absurdity.


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Our society has sunk to such a level of madness and persecution, that it takes a tremendous act of courage to openly and loudly state what is obvious, and has always been obvious. In fact, it is the duty of every person of integrity and sanity to do so, and to stand firm against the barrage of insults and persecution. That persecution occurs for stating facts, for stating the obvious, demonstrates that we are all faced with, and in danger of, would be totalitarian tyrants. As Taki Theodoracopulos pointed out, “The most powerful country in the world is being held hostage by the machinations of the tiniest of minorities in cahoots with the leftist mainstream media.”


This is America. You can pretend to be anything you want: a space alien, Napoleon, a free verse “poet,” a Wicca witch. But that doesn’t mean that you have the right to force us to participate in your particular delusion. If you are a 280 lb. man dressed in women’s clothing and you think you look pretty, fine, but don’t expect the rest of us to stop thinking you look grotesque. To quote Ben Carson: “If I wake up tomorrow and I feel like I’m Chinese, it doesn’t necessarily make me Chinese.” Although transgenders make up a microscopic part of society, leftists want us to rearrange all of society to accommodate their delusions (in reality, they want to turn as many of us as possible into transgenders in order to further erode masculinity).


And no, just because a person wants to think that he is a woman, that does not mean that physiological reality can be ignored. Even with hormone alteration, males pretending to be females have an obvious advantage. The science is there.


Essentially, their belief is that wishful thinking and ideological fanaticism trumps reality and everyone must go along in this pretense.


And, a number of Democratic politicians, from Beto O’Rourke to Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden have openly declared their support for forcing sports and scholastic institutions to allow men to compete against women. One particularly brilliant politician, Julián Castro, even asserted that transgender men should be able to get abortions.


In the case of women’s sports, the following grotesque events have already occurred: “Laurel” Hubbard a New Zealander man took away two gold medals at the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa. In the female category. What a surprise!


“Rachel” McKinnon took time off from celebrating the deaths of people who think differently from him to win a world title against other women in the 2018 UCI Master’s Track Cycling World Championship in Los Angeles. He then won the women’s championship in England (so why is it still called “women’s”?). By the way, he is an instructor of philosophy at the College of Charleston.


“Michelle” Dumaresq, referred by her promoters and fans as 100% Woman, won the 2004 Canadian National Championships of mountain bike racing. Again, what a surprise.


CeCe” Telfer won the NCAA Division II 400 meters’ hurdles championship, having previously competed in the men’s division.


“Andraya” Yearwood has beaten every female opponent at Cromwell High School (he had previously competed against males). This has crushed the hopes of Kate Hall who had the top spot but who has now become defeatist, but apparently her feelings are unimportant.


High schooler Nattaphon Wangyot won third place in the 200 meter dash competition in Alaska.


MMA fighter Fallon Fox gave his female opponent a concussion and broke her eye socket.


Transgender cyclist “Jillian” Bearden won the 2016 Tour de Tucson competition.


Another high schooler, Terry Miller, won the 100 meter and 200 meter dash races.


And then, there is “Mack” Beggs, who is a woman, and is competing in women’s sports, specifically wrestling, while being pumped up with testosterone because she thinks she is a man. And won in the women’s competition. Surprise again!


And it’s just the beginning. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has ruled that men can compete in women’s events. Which is a throwback to the time of the East German athletes.


All these men stole the medals and/or sport scholarships from legitimate female athletes, not to mention public recognition for their effort. Yes, STOLE.


On the other hand, a hulking “Hannah” Mouncey was not allowed to play in the women’s Australian rules football (which is brutal) by the AFLW because they were afraid for the real women’s safety.


The obvious unfairness of men competing against women in sports has not gone without some criticism, both from sportswomen, like Martina Navratilova and non-sportswomen, like Britt  McHenry. Martina Navratilova, in spite of being a lesbian and in spite of openly hating Trump, was nevertheless attacked for going against the LGTBQLMAO hive mind. So was Former British Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies (upon being attacked, Navratilova quickly folded, and apologized for temporarily having an independent mind). But such sparse criticisms aside, note that most of the feminists have been mum on the subject, whereas with other topics of supposed male oppression, they are obnoxiously vociferous and turn out to the streets like rats out of the sewer. After all, if men beating women at women’s sports isn’t what they call the oppression by the patriarchy, what is?  That, in itself, should make a person think.





Regardless, I would strongly urge every female sport competitor that, if a man enrolls in the competition, to leave en masse the moment that the competition starts and thereby dramatically make your case. If it is track, the moment the gun sounds, sit down on the ground in protest. If it is cycling, dismount. If you love the sport, this is the only way to save it. Yes, the Twitterati will instantly go into intimidation mode and call you a racist and a bigot and yada, yada, yada, and one of the most evil organizations in America, the ACLU, will be outraged. The authorities may even bluff and threaten scholastic repercussions. Mixed in with the threats and the insults will be words that have been especially designed to make a person feel guilty and put on the defensive: transphobic, discrimination, etc. (in fact, if they accuse you of being transphobic, respond, “Yes, I amscared of playing sports with them. So what?”). However, this is the only way to save the sport. To think otherwise, to think that the Politically Correct authorities will come to reason is absurd; like all leftists, the mental dwarfs that are pushing the transgender agenda are relentless fanatics.


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So refuse to participate.


Ask yourself: what is the worst thing that can happen? In reality, nothing serious, since their main weapon is intimidation and condemnation. So don’t go along with the travesty. By going along with this travesty, you are in fact legitimizing it.


I repeat once more: if you love the sport, refuse to go along with the farce. After all, there is a very good reason why it is called women’s sports.


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Armando Simón is a retired forensic psychologist and university professor and identifies himself as The Supreme Ruler of all Mankind and insists on being addressed as Your Supreme Magnificence. If you do not do so, he will be offended and cry. He is also the author of Orlando Stories, Wichita Women, When Evolution Stops, Samizdat 2020, The U, The Zapheads and Other Science-Fiction Stories and many other books that you won’t read. But they can be obtained at Amazon and Lulu if you are one of those strange people who will.

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