brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

Shadow Dancer insomniac at winterslight.org
Thu Jul 18 16:32:51 EST 2002


"John Knight" <johnknight at usa.com> wrote in message
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>
> "Jet" <thatjetnospam at yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> >
> >
> > John Knight wrote:
> > >
> > > "Shadow Dancer" <insomniac at winterslight.org> wrote in message
> > > news:agvo9b$p0ngj$1 at ID-150265.news.dfncis.de...
> > > > "Richard C. August" <raugust at ptd.net> wrote in message
> > > > news:LLmY8.33440$Q43.1034240 at nnrp1.ptd.net...
> > > > > Dear Parse Tree,
> > > > >
> > > > > Congratulations!!  You have exactly gotten my point!!  In America,
> if
> > > > > ignorance is bliss, we have all died, gone to Heaven, and kissed
> Jesus
> > > > > Christ full on the lips.
> > > > >
> > > > > What can we do to reverse this hideous trend, short of repealing
the
> > > 19th
> > > > > Amendment, declaring VAWA 1 and 2 UNCONSTITUTIONAL as a Federal
> Court
> > > > > already did, reversing the Declaration of Sentiments of Seneca
> Falls,
> > > NY,
> > > > > and booting the sluts who call themselves educators out of our
> overpaid
> > > > and
> > > > > underproductive embarrassment to educationalia?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Sincerely,
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Richard C. August
> > > >
> > > > I truly doubt Parse meant we should roll back nearly a century of
> progress
> > > > in rights for both sexes.  In the first place, educators of *both*
> sexes
> > > are
> > > > underpaid and this *society* doesn't make it very attractive to
become
> a
> > > > teacher.  Rather, it glorifies popular sports, which are nothing
more
> than
> > > > entertainment for the masses, while our children languish in
> overcrowded,
> > > > understaffed public schools.  Gender has little to do with the
> mis-placed
> > > > emphasis in this society.
> > > >
> > > > Getting rid of female educators would not resolve the problems
> anyways.
> > > How
> > > > dare you abdicate your responsibility as a male and blame them all
on
> > > women?
> > > >
> > > > If you think men can do it so much better, then explain to me why
they
> > > > aren't doing so NOW.
> > > >
> > > > Explain to me about the deadbeat dads, the physical and sexual
> abusers,
> > > the
> > > > pedophiles who are overwhelingly male, the men who walk out on their
> > > > families and forget about their responsibilities - which results in
> the
> > > > welfare roles growing, when the women and children have nowhere else
> to
> > > go.
> > > >
> > > > Explain to me how priests, who are male and "supposedly" above
> question,
> > > can
> > > > spit in the face of their God and commit unholy and sometimes
> unspeakable
> > > > acts against innocent, trusting children.
> > > >
> > > > Explain to me how men had nothing to do with women like me who were
> raised
> > > > to be independant so I wouldn't *have* to depend on a man - because
my
> > > very
> > > > own biological father was one of the worst examples of the male side
> of
> > > the
> > > > human race.
> > > >
> > > > Stop abdicating male responsibility in the wrongs you see around
you.
> > > > Rolling back social improvement will only make things worse.
> > > >
> > > > The Shadow Dancer
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > A perfect feminazi rant.
> > >
> > > It ranks right up there with Liz & TwAut.
> > >
> > > You could not possibley have 3 1/2 billion fewer brain cells than Mr.
> > > August.  It's got to be more in the range of 10 billion.
> > >
> > > John Knight
> >
> > There are animals with more brain cells than humans have, no?
> >
> > J
>
> Correct.  "no".  None of them.  Even 9 foot apes have brains a quarter the
> size of human brains.  Dynasaurs had brains the size of an orange.  The
> human brain is a quantum leap in size, quality, and output.
>
> John Knight
>
>From http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/facts.html#brain:

adult human - 1300-1400 g

sperm whale - 7800 g
elephant - 6000 g
gray whale - 4317 g
bottle-nosed dolphin - 1500-1600 g

Shall I go on?  Yet another "John Knight fallacy" put to rest.

The Shadow Dancer





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