On 19 Jan 2005 at 8:39, Martin Burns wrote: > But but but women 'Lack Natural Ability' in those areas - the president of > Harvard says so > http://www.local6.com/education/4090001/detail.html > so it *must* be true We accept that, on average, women live longer than men, that they are shorter and lighter than men, and that they have monthly cravings for chocolate. We can look at PET scans and see that, on average, there are differences in the brain. Why is it so unacceptable to recognize that perhaps *some* of the differences in aptitude might be biochemical as opposed to being due to women's oppression of men? I'm sure Jonathon Swift had something to say on the subject, but I'll be damned if I can remember what it was. If a man says something in the middle of the forest, but there is nobody around to hear it, is he still wrong? deke -- AmishHosting.Com Lots of space. Lots of bandwidth. Lots of speed. Lots of reliability. Lots of support. Lots of preinstalled scripts. Not a lot of money.