>At 06:07 PM 4/12/96 EST, you wrote:
>>Don't stew, I see this as a quiet and peaceful discussion.
>Well I may be stewing a bit . . . but then I let this rest a day.
>>>still wondering about that young ladies crack . . .
>>Not a "crack", unless you take the definition of "extremely proficient",
>>[ : ) just another book: "You Just Don't Understand" by Dr. Deborah
>>Tannen. My wife and several other women whom I respect swear by her; or
>>is it at her ...
>I don't see how you connect "extremely proficient" with "young ladies just
do not get..." Bruce. This was a bit of a sexist remark, and it really
surprises me. It was, I'm sure, by accident.
>. . . She seems to be of the firm belief that men and women
>>not only communicate differently, but think differently as well. Who am I
>>to argue? There are several books about on that topic area, but that is
>>probably another list.
>Well, yes, big surprise. Men and women *often* think differently. Men
tend to be linear. Women tend to make big jumps -- to spark thoughts in
many areas of their brains at once. Men tend to be left brain oriented,
women tend to be right brain oriented. These are gender related tendencies,
not gender specific. None of these *differences* however, indicate any type
of *handicap.* When you suggest that
>some people "just don't get . . ." something, you *are* being a little
>But maybe I say that because I'm a "fascist." (was it a left brainer who
said that? well that explains it!)
still stirring up trouble
but back to the grind in Feb, so there's hope)