[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Some interesting thoughts on "benevolent sexism"
pnaomi at gmail.com
Fri Apr 5 22:23:18 UTC 2013
+1 to Stereotype Threat -- important.
On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 3:22 PM, Alexandra Glowaski
<alex.glowaski at gmail.com>wrote:
> I'll just leave this here
> On Fri, Apr 5, 2013 at 3:20 PM, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Posting order restored.
>> On 4/5/13, Rachel McConnell <rachel at xtreme.com> wrote:
>> > 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.
>> >> are you fucking kidding me?
>> I can see you're getting frustrated! Try and calm yourself down. Take
>> a deep breath and RELAX, Rachel! Nobody is hurting you, OK?
>> Are men really different than women? I hate to be captain obvious, but
>> yes, men are different than women (don't shoot the messenger!)
>> Try searching some of those terms. Here's a good one: "mental rotation"
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