Re: META: Neanderthal attitudes

Cynthia (
Wed, 15 Sep 1999 10:52:03 -0700

"Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:

> > |Not alienating women is good. But I hate it when guys feel that
> > |they have to tip toe around me, and I hate it even more if they
> > |treat me like a neuter.
> >
> > I am not interested in what kind of genital equipment a mailing list entity
> > possesses, until such a time when I meet it in real-time, and thus mating
> > with it becomes a non-zero possibility.
> I generally try to avoid invocation of gender-specific cognitive
> routines in myself or the reader. But she could also mean that she
> doesn't like it when guys who treat other guys as male treat her as neuter.

Very perceptive.