Re: Patriarchy: Re: What

Len Piotrowski (
Thu, 29 Aug 1996 17:37:27 GMT

In article <504eev$> Susan <> writes:

>[snipped interesting stuff about biological and cultural aspects of human
nature and behavior as they relate to gender]

>not exposing females to the possibilities (or men, as the case may be),
>you miss out on those women who do not in fact conform to group norms.

And by this process, instruments used to measure apparent gender differences
are unavoidably skewed by normative cultural practices. To then claim a
biological cause for these differences ignores a deep rooted societal bias.