Johaen wrote:Women are better at English and Social Studies. Men are better at Math and Science. Atleast that's what we were taught in Psychology in High School.
t00fri wrote:That's way too simple!
Christophe wrote:t00fri wrote:That's way too simple!
I agree, the first programmer was a woman! Marie Curie and IrÃ¨ne Joliot-Curie, are two other well known examples of great female scientists.
But those are just examples, they just show that some women can be as good scientists as men, there could still exist a natural difference which could explain the observed bias.
t00fri wrote:Johaen wrote:Women are better at English and Social Studies. Men are better at Math and Science. Atleast that's what we were taught in Psychology in High School.
That's way too simple!
My wife is a physicist, my daughter is a physicist...
Take extremely good looking Harvard Professor of Theoretical Physics Lisa Randall, ...only few men are better
Just enter "Lisa Randall in Google images"...you will be surprised.
Don. Edwards wrote:Speaking from another point of view, we did have a woman here a few years ago that was interested in being a part of the community, but her ideas were not seen as a good plan for Celestia, which in the long run was probably true. But she was treated by a certain member of this forum rather untactful and even her picture was paraded around, and I am pretty sure the guiltily party knows who they are. Not something most women care to have done on the open internet, even if her picture was from another site. She was treated quiet badly all in all and I am not at all surprised that more women have put the foot forward around here. Things like what happened to her have a way of spreading around in the female community at large and they stay away from sites that this kind of thing happens on.
julesstoop wrote:In my experience women in general just have a much better 'natural' feeling how to spend their time and thus diverse between different interests (professional, social, family, etc...) more easily.
Men on the other hand (again, generally spoken) are more easily carried away by (sometimes) seemingly futile endeavours and tend to forget other aspects of their lives more easily. (At least, that's why I need women as a counter force in my life.)
t00fri wrote:...But the question remains, why this forum tends to offer so little to women?
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