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    I don't understand why in an age where women are more educated than men they still contribute so little at the top of every single field there is, whether we're talking quantum physics, chess or Silicon Valley. There isn't a single female founder in none of the sites you use on a daily basis. Everything you are using right now : phone, tablet, laptop, PC, internet or this very site were invented, innovated, designed or started by men.


    Why do men dominate every single intellectual field with such utter brutality? Maybe you'll say society stops girls from being into maths and so on : so why are the best artists, chefs, hairdressers and fashion designers men even in 2014 ?
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    Some women:

    We have historically been repressed and are still yet to make advancements in industry and science.
    Give us a chance.
    Did you know men are also more stupid than women as well as being more smart?
    We have to have babies and sacrifice our careers.

    Some men:

    We are superior intellectually, we have more genius' than women but also more complete morons.
    We are biologically more suited to areas of competition and innovation.
    Women are better at feeling things and...doing jigsaws.

    Me:

    Move on. Find something else to post about.
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    (Original post by StevieA)
    I don't understand why in an age where women are more educated than men they still contribute so little at the top of every single field there is, whether we're talking quantum physics, chess or Silicon Valley. There isn't a single female founder in none of the sites you use on a daily basis. Everything you are using right now : phone, tablet, laptop, PC, internet or this very site were invented, innovated, designed or started by men.


    Why do men dominate every single intellectual field with such utter brutality? Maybe you'll say society stops girls from being into maths and so on : so why are the best artists, chefs, hairdressers and fashion designers men even in 2014 ?

    *Looks around* nope, I can't see any reason why women might not be at the top of some fields. I was only able to find centuries of gender inequality and an inherently patriarchal society where men are offered more opportunities.

    You must be right.

    Men must just be brilliant :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by 99DeadBaboons)
    *Looks around* nope, I can't see any reason why women might not be at the top of some fields. I was only able to find centuries of gender inequality and an inherently patriarchal society where men are offered more opportunities.

    You must be right.

    Men must just be brilliant :rolleyes:
    Almost 40% of compsci grads in the mid 80's US were women. What the **** were they doing while 20 yo guys were literally starting an entire industry, not to mention 100 billion dollar businesses, from their parents garage?
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    Every woman that manages to raise children is a true genius. After all, it is the toughest job in the whole world :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by StevieA)
    Almost 40% of compsci grads in the mid 80's US were women. What the **** were they doing while 20 yo guys were literally starting an entire industry, not to mention 100 billion dollar businesses, from their parents garage?
    Being oppressed by the existing industry powers?
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    (Original post by 99DeadBaboons)
    *Looks around* nope, I can't see any reason why women might not be at the top of some fields. I was only able to find centuries of gender inequality and an inherently patriarchal society where men are offered more opportunities.

    You must be right.

    Men must just be brilliant :rolleyes:
    You're my new favourite TSR'er
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    (Original post by 99DeadBaboons)
    Being oppressed by the existing industry powers?
    Yes, the female Gates's and Wozniak's were too busy being pregnant and stopped from building computers from scratch by their parents.
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    I honestly cannot fathom why we keep seeing threads like this posted over and over and over again.
    Are you looking for some kind of validation?
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    (Original post by ldsbabe)
    I honestly cannot fathom why we keep seeing threads like this posted over and over and over again.
    Are you looking for some kind of validation?
    No. Do you really think that men still being at the top of literally every single field you can think of, inventing, innovating,building just about everything around you is only due to sexism or women not trying enough because society tells them so? Are the funniest comedians men because of sexism? Are there no women winning Nobel physics prizes in 50 years or a Fields medal ever because of sexism? No, seriously... It's like saying there's no white guys in the 100m final because of social programming.
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    (Original post by StevieA)
    No. Do you really think that men still being at the top of literally every single field you can think of, inventing, innovating,building just about everything around you is only due to sexism or women not not trying enough because society tells them so? Are the funniest comedians men because of sexism? Are there no women winning Nobel physics prizes in 50 years or a Fields medal ever because of sexism? No, seriously... It's like saying there's no white guys in the 100m final because of social programming.
    Ok then Stevie, why don't you answer it? because you seem to already know the answer.
    So go on then...why?
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    (Original post by StevieA)
    No. Do you really think that men still being at the top of literally every single field you can think of, inventing, innovating,building just about everything around you is only due to sexism or women not trying enough because society tells them so? Are the funniest comedians men because of sexism? Are there no women winning Nobel physics prizes in 50 years or a Fields medal ever because of sexism? No, seriously... It's like saying there's no white guys in the 100m final because of social programming.
    What do you want then? Want do you want to hear in order for you to stop making these godawful threads.
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    I have always wondered this as well.

    On average women are more intelligent than men, they perform better in Sciences, Maths/Education in general they even come out on top in the highly unreliable IQ tests.

    But the giants of fields, the Mensa Elite, the current leading Physicist, Biologists, Mathematicians, Engineers are all(or hugely overwhelmingly) men.
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    (Original post by StevieA)
    I don't understand why in an age where women are more educated than men they still contribute so little at the top of every single field there is, whether we're talking quantum physics, chess or Silicon Valley. There isn't a single female founder in none of the sites you use on a daily basis. Everything you are using right now : phone, tablet, laptop, PC, internet or this very site were invented, innovated, designed or started by men.


    Why do men dominate every single intellectual field with such utter brutality? Maybe you'll say society stops girls from being into maths and so on : so why are the best artists, chefs, hairdressers and fashion designers men even in 2014 ?
    This is a totally non-baffling issue. Women haven't in the past been prevalent in the echelons of any field bar nursing because of outright social prejudices which projected a blueprint within which women had to fit. It was beyond contemplation that men misunderstood the capabilities of women.

    Now that those notions are for all intents and purposes banished to the past, the practical impediments for women are children and family. That is not because women's role is to bear children or raise a family. But it is an evidenced fact that the female psyche is more inclined to value raising children and family than male. For most, balancing that with the requisite professional dedication to carving out a leading position in any profession is impossible. It is certainly not something I, as a male, think I would be capable of.

    So credit to every woman who does succeed. Because that achievement is worth so much more than the majority of her male colleagues.
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    (Original post by Viva Emptiness)
    Some women, some men:
    Sup Viv. I remember you confirming that we'd still be living in grass huts/ caves if not for men. Also, damn girl, looking at your post ratio, Tesco must have a lot of downtime, maybe voted best company to work for (even better than Google) next year?

    EDIT: no stalker.
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    (Original post by Viva Emptiness)
    Some women:

    We have historically been repressed and are still yet to make advancements in industry and science.
    Give us a chance.
    Did you know men are also more stupid than women as well as being more smart?
    We have to have babies and sacrifice our careers.

    Some men:

    We are superior intellectually, we have more genius' than women but also more complete morons.
    We are biologically more suited to areas of competition and innovation.
    Women are better at feeling things and...doing jigsaws.

    Me:

    Move on. Find something else to post about.
    One more female genius right here; semi srs.
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    (Original post by StevieA)
    Sup Viv. I remember you confirming that we'd still be living in grass huts/ caves if not for men. Also, damn girl, looking at your post ratio, Tesco must have a lot of downtime, maybe voted best company to work for (even better than Google) next year?
    I don't care about the argument, I just want to know how to make it go away. It doesn't matter to me if women are thick as **** and men are kings of the universe, just please, please stop going on about it.

    Only someone in an office job (or no job, I guess...) could post as much as I do :smug:
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    (Original post by Three Mile Sprint)
    I have always wondered this as well.

    On average women are more intelligent than men, they perform better in Sciences, Maths/Education in general they even come out on top in the highly unreliable IQ tests.

    But the giants of fields, the Mensa Elite, the current leading Physicist, Biologists, Mathematicians, Engineers are all(or hugely overwhelmingly) men.
    Average IQ test scores are essentially equal for both genders.

    There are more very stupid men than very stupid women, and there are also more very intelligent men than very intelligent women.
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      There is a reason for the words "mankind" or "manmade". I would even put money on it that if a split-arse beat lance armstrong to be the first human on the moon, they would still classify it as a small step for man. Men may very well be better intellectually and at driving, but at everything else women are much better. Proof of this can be found in the porn industry, lesbian porn is far more popular than man-love stuff.
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      (Original post by EllieC130)
      One more female genius right here; semi srs.
      Thanks for opening me up to all sorts of ridicule. I can do that very well by myself thank you :hand:
     
     
     
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