Re: Gender differences

J. Moore (
Fri, 5 May 95 09:48:00 -0500

NE>: : Consider the propensity to play with dolls seen among girls. Girls are
NE>: : encouraged to play with dolls, of course, and that is cultural.

An> And boys don't play with dolls? What are all those toy soldiers? <g>

Those are NOT dolls! They are "action figures"...

An> Hormones, honey, hormones, and instinct that kicks in at puberty! To
An> this day, you can distract me from the most interesting intellectual
An> problem or the most vexing power struggle by putting a baby in my arms.

Most people I know love to play with babies, although with some of the
men, they won't profess interest unless they're with people they feel
comfortable enough with to drop their guard.

Jim Moore (

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