General status of gender relations vs. Quibbles, was Re: MistressJudith (was Re: Butler on S]

Rakesh Bhandari bhandari at
Tue Nov 23 18:19:51 PST 1999

>Take the general point. Avoid silly quibbles, and go on from
>there. In our society older men marry younger women and
>older women don't marry younger men. That is the politically
>significant proposition,

Oh no Carrol, it's a sociobiological--oops, I mean evolutionary psychological--proposition.

>Take a look at one of the newspaper columns that have been
>appearing lately claiming that wives beat husbands too. See
>how stupid they look.

Why this remains the exception is a fave topic for the evolutionary psychologists.


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