Re: "Guy" Threads (Probably OT)
- From: Chuck Riggs <chriggs@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2009 17:05:27 +0100
On Mon, 07 Sep 2009 18:08:39 +0200, Bertel Lund Hansen
Chuck Riggs skrev:
Technology for a purpose interests most engineers, whether they are
male or female, or they wouldn't be engineers.
By "empty technic", do you mean that women are not much interested or
good in, for example, theoretical physics?
No, I don't. I mean that if I start explaining to my daughter(s -
I have two) about the latest changes in the CSS specs for
HTML-pages, they get a very distant look in their eyes, and it
won't be many minutes before they start talking about something
else or find something to do.
I think I understand.
Although men and women are probably equally intelligent, our interests
are often very different. For example, with most men, I am safe in
assuming they enjoy talking about sports or current events, and some
are knowledgeable about math or science, but I generally save my
conversations about music or the arts for women.
There are exceptions to every rule, of course. I have at least one
female friend who can keep up or surpass me when discussing most of
the things I am interested in, but I have known few women like them in
No guts, no glory. But don't forget that some women have them in
I am not quite sure that I expressed myself clearly. Those
usenetters that never shut up no matter how stupid their writings
are and no matter how clearly they are disproved, are usually
Having no evidence that you are not a gentleman, I am reasonably sure
that wasn't directed at me, Bertel.
who speaks AmE, lives near Dublin, Ireland
and usually spells in BrE
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