Re: Patriarchy, evolution, etc.

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Sat, 16 Mar 1996 23:53:39 -0500

no, it doesn't. Ruby Rohrlich

On Fri, 15 Mar 1996, Ralph L Holloway wrote:

> On Fri, 15 Mar 1996, Ruby Rohrlich wrote:
> > Ronald: It is Peter Junger who defined a society ruled by old men as a
> > patriarchy. He is apparently not familiar with the word "gerontocracy",
> > but as his post reveals, his ignorance is equal to his arrogance.
> > What he has got, though, is a big blustering mouth, a perfect example of
> > the way cowards become bullies on this list.
> > He attends a school that is notorious for its vile treatment of women.
> > But he and his ilk are not really important.
> > What is important is the fact that the newspaper printed your letter, and
> > a couple of others like it. Congratulations, and I hope more of those
> > appear. Best regards. Ruby
> >
> I never thought of a "gerontocracy" as gender specific. Does it have to be?
> rh