Re: Patriarchy: Re: What

Albert Himoe (
27 Aug 1996 05:19:41 GMT

To: Susan <>
Subject: Re: Patriarchy: Re: What Matriarchy?

> And this is the crux of it, I think. As a culture, we are all to ready
> to commit the fallacy you referred to, that
> "biological=natural=inevitable=good." Even if something could be
> demonstrated to be completley biological in origin, that still doesn't
> mean it can't and shouldn't be changed.

It sure makes it harder, though. I wonder about the source of
principles that say it is good to go against biology. For example, if
men are genetically better at math, what's the point of making a
special effort to encourage women to go into the field. Doesn't this
encourage a misallocation of talent?

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