Re: Venus Automorphs Into Great Mathematician, Loses Psyche

Michael Wiik (
Wed, 29 Jan 1997 20:46:20 -0800 (PST)

Joy Williams writes:
> At 07:43 PM 1/28/97 +0000, Kathryn Aegis wrote:
> >
> >It's even worse than that--a woman will automatically be treated as
> >dumber if she is attractive and some of us have learned to use that
> >in various ways. Sometimes I'll keep quiet for awhile just to enjoy
> >the shock value of that moment when the boys find out who's actually
> >running the meeting....
> >
> Kathryn, Good for you. I'd loveto see the looks on their faces when you
> blow their minds. :)

I've noticed some of my friends getting increasingly intolerant as they
get older, and I've seen the same happen to myself. Or maybe it's just

So, apologies, but playing petty mindgames at meetings seems to me totally
entropic behavoir. And I'm sure it goes on all the time. Sometimes I wish
I had the time to waste.

Sorry, Kathryn and Joy, if you expect that I'd be shocked, mouth agape,
when you deign to reveal you have a clue. I'd probably have a look of utter