From: "den Otter" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <email@example.com> Subject: Re: Gender and Cognitive Style Date sent: Sun, 22 Nov 1998 23:25:05 +0100 Send reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
> IMHO, there's only one really significant psychological gender difference,
> namely "assertiveness". Due to evolutionary circumstance women are
> *generally* less aggressive and individualistic than men. That's why they
> are treated as second rate citizens in virtually every country of the world.
> Assuming that this theory is correct, hormone treatments for all female
> fetuses and (later on) genetic engineering should pretty much solve the
> problem. The potential is there, it just needs to be seized. Once again,
> technology is the equalizer.
Maybe it's not the women who need treatment, but us guys! Joe