On Thu, 03 Jun 1999 13:47:32 -0400, you wrote:
>> In a message dated 6/3/99 9:03:26 AM, you wrote:
>> >Women will shock men at the end of a date cause they don't want to go
>> through the
>> >>unpleasantness of telling the guy to buzz off and risk a bad response to the
>> >Hmmm. I'm not sure how well that scenario jibes with the real world.
>> >There may well be some "unpleasantness" ensuing not too long after a
>> >date-consummating taser shock, e.g., a good hard smack across the
>> OUCH!! Both of you!! Slapping hypothetical women? Why would you go there?
>> You dont need to go there.. we women are good, and loving! return to gun
>> this is an Extropian forum... have we turned into the list for Jerry
>> You have hurt my feelings.
>Sorry Nadia, I've never slapped a woman (though one or two probably should have),
>but slapping is an excellent example of what I am getting at. Its socially ok (or
>at least marginally acceptable depending on circumstances) in most circles for a
>woman to slap a man for rude or obnoxious behavior. However it is not at all
>acceptable for a man to do the same to a woman. As a result, I have seem far more
>instances of women slapping men in my life than the reverse. I think that this
>will be the sort of thing that will happen if non-lethal technologies are widely
>used to replace lethal defensive technologies.
Yes, Michael I see; it would be sort of hi-tech extension of male-bashing, then?
You often see women slapping men on TV/movies. In your scenario, on any given prime time sitcom, you might see women making men the butt of jokes by tasering them.