​​​Rattling the Cages






























































































Cage 1

The Female Specimen

It has replicating DNA
It has learnt that It's alive
It has realised that It will die

It masturbates
It menstruates when fertile
It has grown fully-functioning breasts

It produces eggs
It has internal sex organs
It is penetrated by a male during copulation

It squats to urinate
It is able to become pregnant
It develops emotional survival skills

It possesses willpower
It clings to infantile belief systems
It understands Its world through an innate love


 
Cage 2
The Male Specimen

​It has replicating DNA
It has learnt that It’s alive
It has realised that It will die

It masturbates
It cannot menstruate
It has underdeveloped breasts

It produces sperm
It has external sex organs
It penetrates a female during copulation

It stands to urinate
It cannot become pregnant
It  develops physical survival skills

It possesses willpower
It clings to infantile belief systems
It understands Its world through an innate violence


 

Cage 3
The Cross-gender Specimen

It has replicating DNA
It has learnt that it’s alive
It has realised that it will die

It masturbates
It menstruates occasionally
It has partly-developed breasts

It produces eggs and sperm
It possesses internal and external sex organs
It penetrates and is penetrated during copulation

It urinates squatting or standing
Its pregnancies always end in miscarriage
It develops emotional and physical survival skills

It possesses willpower
It clings to infantile belief systems
It finds it difficult to understand Its world


 
  Cage 4
The Artificial Specimen

Without replicating DNA
Without an awareness of time
Without an awareness of space

Without volition
Without an organic nature
Without any emotional or physical survival skills

Without willpower
Without the ability to believe or disbelieve
Without the ability to develop a human understanding



 

This cage is invisible
This cage is presumed empty
This cage is beyond conceptualisation
















Cage 5
The Unknowable Specimen