Re: Gender and Cognitive Style

den Otter (
Mon, 23 Nov 1998 00:53:10 +0100

> From: Joe E. Dees <>

> > 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

I guess we could all use some treatment... ;-)