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    Why would/does it matter either way?
    There are dozens of reasons and theories behind EVERY claim made by either gender. Fact is, some women are smarter than some men, and some men are smarter than some women.
    ALL men aren't smarter than ALL women, and vice versa.
    Everybody has to be looked at on an individual basis.
    Therefore generalising is pointless, and will only result in flame wars.
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    With no suppression girls seem to be doing better than boys.
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    Equal. Starting threads like this is never a good idea. Men are bigger in general, and have slightly bigger brains. But size doesn't equal intelligence. This thread will just be full of misogynistic trolls and people who generalise. Everyone are different.
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    The school system etc is biased towards girls, so they are made out to be smarter.
    Girls are smarter then boys academically etc, and boys are smarter then girls when it comes to practical problem solving etc.
    You don't see that many electricians, or plumbers that are female do you?
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    (Original post by kiyoto22)
    women are dum
    :getmecoat:
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    (Original post by CoffeeStinks)
    Girls achieve significantly more than boys in primary and secondary education.
    Does this mean that boys are not as smart as girls are?
    It has be suggested that this is related to the sanitised way in which
    children are eduacted and that learning in an environment where you
    are not able to take any risks leaves young boys feeling less engaged
    by school, and so they do not perform as well as girls.
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    A lot of Women argue that the reason that all the great global achievements and discoveries have all been by men is because women didn't have the opportunities in regards to education.
    :lolwut: well women have now had equal opportunities over the past 20 years now, infact even more than 20years and the majority of students in higher education are women.


    But wait!! guess what it is still men who are excelling and achieveing more
    Over tha last few years Men have dominated sectors such as:
    Technology
    Telecom
    Media
    Social networking
    Healthcare?
    even the shyt no one cares about like food and cooking

    Things like Apple and Microsoft and new tech that is being released now have all been due to the innovative ideas of men.
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    (Original post by Luceria)
    Equal. Starting threads like this is never a good idea. Men are bigger in general, and have slightly bigger brains. But size doesn't equal intelligence. This thread will just be full of misogynistic trolls and people who generalise. Everyone are different.
    You called:smug:

    Joke, I totally agree
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    This is an interesting answer: are girls smarter than boys?
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    Girls are better at passing exams.
    Smart is too vague a concept for there to be a definitive answer anyway.
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    I would say yes they are. I for one certainly don't know how to make a sandwich.
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    Sexist.
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    I thought that men did better in exams and women did better in coursework. Not that women did better in all education and in general that women were better at more creative subjects like english and art and men were better at maths and science.
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    You're providing evidence for the argument against your gender by asking this question :p:
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    (Original post by laurabates)
    This is an interesting answer: are girls smarter than boys?
    Is it it me, or is the problem with that essay that it doesn't finish it's own train of thought.

    Boys are underachieving at school, therefore they're lacking the better work ethic of girls. Fair enough. The system wont change, so the suggested solution is to encourage a female attitude by socialisation.

    Women are underachieving at work, therefore there is a patriarchal conspiracy. Wait, what. The suggested solution is that we change the capitalist employment system, somehow, to better suit women. Is it too controversial to suggest that women are lacking the better work ethic of men?
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    Limited statistics may show women achieving more, accomplishment isn't necessarily proof of ability and we cannot prove that it is a feminine quality and not just coincidental.


    There is no answer to this question!
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    We're not dumber than girls, it just that we have shorter attention spans.
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    I have yet to meet an intelligent woman.
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    (Original post by TKC)
    Is it it me, or is the problem with that essay that it doesn't finish it's own train of thought.

    Boys are underachieving at school, therefore they're lacking the better work ethic of girls. Fair enough. The system wont change, so the suggested solution is to encourage a female attitude by socialisation.

    Women are underachieving at work, therefore there is a patriarchal conspiracy. Wait, what. The suggested solution is that we change the capitalist employment system, somehow, to better suit women. Is it too controversial to suggest that women are lacking the better work ethic of men?
    This is genius, can't believe I've never noticed this point. For the first time in my life I'm going to use the word lol. Don't get me wrong, I'm sure some of the pay gap is to do with sexism but I reckon capitalism doesn't tend to discriminate. I can't wait to use this argument on someone! It's so good....
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    The sexes are generally better at different things.

    However I'll bet anything I'm smarter than the OP.
 
 
 
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