Re: Gender and Cognitive Style

Joe E. Dees (
Sun, 22 Nov 1998 16:58:08 -0600

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Subject:        	Re: Gender and Cognitive Style
Date sent:      	Sun, 22 Nov 1998 23:25:05 +0100
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> 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