brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

John Knight johnknight at usa.com
Tue Jul 16 01:53:26 EST 2002


"OhSojourner" <ohsojourner at aol.com> wrote in message
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> angilion at ypical.fsnet.co.uk (Angilion) wrote in message
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> > [,alt.religion,alt.education,alt.feminism.individualism
> >  cut to avoid spam.  Crossposting to 7 unrelated groups is very
> >  rude.  4 is too many, but it's relevant to 3 of them and I think
> >  the 4th is where Shadow Dancer "lives"]
> >
> > On Fri, 12 Jul 2002 23:08:17 -0500, "Shadow Dancer"
> > <insomniac at winterslight.org> wrote:
> >
> > [concerning men]
> >
> > >It doesn't make them smarter and their corpus collosums are still
screwed
> > >up.
> > >
> > >I guess you missed the statistics that:
> > >
> > >(1) A woman's pain threshhold is far higher, due to the ability to bear
> > >children; roughly 5 minutes of labor pain would literally kill a man.
> >
> > If it wasn't so sad, it would be amusing to see these two extreme
> > sexists babbling crap to "prove" their sexism is reasonable.
> >
> > I know for a fact that you cannot provide any evidence to support
> > your statement, above, or any part of it.  You are just burbling
> > the prevailing sexism.
> >
> > If anyone wishes to look for themselves, just do a search
> > for "pain threshold +men +women" at, for example, www.google.com
> >
> > You will find numerous studies, some of which conclude that
> > women have a higher pain threshold than men and some of
> > which conclude the reverse.  None of them come anywhere
> > near supporting the ridiculous statement made by Shadow Dancer.
>
> Shadow Dancer is forgetting the men who participate in boxing matches
> and other contact sports, who endure despite many blows to the body;
> soldiers who sustain wounds yet are still able to push on; aboriginal
> "rites of manhood", etc.
>
> (I sure as heck don't have a high tolerance for pain;  for example I
> need at least twice the dose of novocaine at the dentists'...)
>

It seems that feminazis like Shadow Dancer just don't ever grasp what men
are all about.  Even the bit about painful childbirths is exaggerated,
because MEN developed pain killers which can reduce that pain to the level
of getting a tooth filling in a cavity.

Conversely, your list above contains things that few men are able to get
pain killers for, so her position [whatever that was] is reduced to rubble.

John Knight







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