It appears as if J. R. Molloy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
|From: "Spike Jones" <email@example.com>
|> Its entirely consistent with observation. In the 80s women started
|> taking testosterone-enhancement dietary supplements in order to
|> compete in body building muscle woman competitions. Did anyone
|> hear of such competitions before about 1985? Since crime
|> among women has been on the upswing, there ya have it.
|> Testosterone is evidently a factor in crime. spike
|If so, then testosterone is (by the same token) evidently a factor in doing
|science, since most scientists are male. So, if you want to be a creative
|genius, take testosterone-enhancement dietary supplements.
Invalid assumpion detected.
Instead of testostrone making people interested in science,
oestrogene could make people uninterested in science, thus
making the males stand out as scientists.
One can thus postulate several possible explanations for the
phenomenon of gender imbalance in "doing science".
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