[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Some interesting thoughts on "benevolent sexism"

Garrett Smith dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 21:30:21 UTC 2013


On 4/4/13, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com> wrote:
> I always kinda wondered why I cringe when someone is astonishedly
Astonishingly.

> pleased that as a woman I [code|weld|CAD|etc].  That ought to be a
> compliment, right?  Excellent discussion here.  Go Sci-Am!
>
Men and women have different brain matter and this may well explain
why men tend to excel at math, logic, mental rotation, problem solving
and the like and why fewer women tend to seek out careers which
require such skills.
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Garrett
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