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

Rachel McConnell rachel at xtreme.com
Fri Apr 5 21:59:56 UTC 2013


are you fucking kidding me?

On 4/5/13 2:30 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:
> 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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