[LMB] OT: Gender Roles
wetair at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 18:24:01 BST 2021
What do you mean, calendar based?
On Thu, Sep 30, 2021, 1:21 PM Harvey Fishman <fishman at panix.com> wrote:
> To my mind, the whole object here is the preservation of masculine
> desire, which is really quite fragile but without which the human race
> is doomed. Feminine desire is calendar based and much more sure.
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> From: "Sylvia McIvers" <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
> To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold."
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> Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Gender Roles
> >> On 29/09/2021 21:26, Matthew George wrote:
> >> > It's also part of why girls outperform boys in modern school
> >> > environments - boys tend to become restless when they're expected to
> >> at
> >> > a desk all day.
> >I've seen this before, and it's hilarious.
> >For years and decades and centuries, Women Can't Go To School because it
> >will overheat their precious little brains, and unfit them for the great
> >role of Motherhood. Women who want to go to sit at a desk all day are
> >unnatural creatures and should be vilified. Only men can sit in the
> >classroom all day without danger. Women certainly do not deserve to wear
> >the formal cap & gown of the student and scholar.
> >Then women get into school, legally, en masse. And surprise, they're quite
> >good at it.
> >Possibly better than the boys.
> >Oh wait.
> >Boys tend to become restless when they're expected to sit at a desk all
> >day! It's not fair to expect them to perform as well as their feminine
> >counterparts. The poor boy's brain might overheat if he has to sit down
> >all day.
> >Tra la. Science!
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