[LMB] Gender equality and genetic predispositions

Sylvia McIvers sylviamcivers at gmail.com
Tue Sep 3 02:07:43 BST 2013


On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 8:33 PM, Judy R. Johnson <jrj at fidalgo.net> wrote:

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> Well, aggression can be useful in our defense, so long as we control it.
> When a society can't control its leaders, it becomes ruled by them.  So I'd
> reword that -- say we value leaders that can match force to defend us from
> whatever comes our way; no wimps need apply.  But then we should be
> pathetically grateful if that same forcefulness is not used against us.  I
> hope this century sees the last of dictators as political sophistication
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> As for pets, carnivores sleep a lot and don't take much bulk to feed;
> convenient.  And dogs can be controllable force at need.
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> How many societies in real life, as opposed to fiction, have a women's
army specifically to 'defend the hearth' AKA when the men are out fighting,
someone will take advantage and attack the homeland.

I know medieval Ladies had to defend the castle when the men were out
partying - I mean Crusading or other wars.

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