Re: Patriarchy: Re: What Matriarchy?

Stephen Barnard (
Mon, 22 Jul 1996 14:22:21 -0800

Mary Beth Williams wrote:
> Really productive contribution to the discussion, Steve. The subject
> though, was *patriarchy*, not how to be *patronizing*. And, btw, there
> has been a great deal of work done on the subject of matriarchy, and,
> unless the recent discussion has been carried on by non-humans, your
> cute comeback falls a tad flat.
> Don't quit your day job for a comedic career.
> MB Williams
> Dept. of Anthro., UMass-Amherst

What goes around comes around. If you insist on framing ostensibly
scientific questions in political terms, then you can expect to be
teased about it, and you can expect others to do the same thing.

Steve Barnard