Tuesday, August 28, 2012

a radical notion

Generalize all you like but are we not human beings?

(70-some years & still, the persistence of man's misperception.)

12 comments:

  1. Good god, that thing read like a laundry list of "I don't know anything about women but I'm going to act like I do"

    Women dont like to be challenged? Women can't handle lots of detail right off the bat? Women will try to do too much because they're multitaskers?

    I have a huge disparity in grip strength between my dominant and non-dominant hands. Maybe I'm a woman? lol.

    The whole article is full of WTF? quotes.

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    1. I read it and began to think that maybe I'm NOT a woman!

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    2. I promise, you're a woman.

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  2. The only difference I've ever noticed is in brand new pistol shooters. Due to center of gravity issues, male rookie shooters have a different wrong stance than rookie female shooter's wrong stance.

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  3. Sigh... Not EVEN going to comment...

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  4. All that piece seemed to be was an advertisement full of balderdash.

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  5. Well, women and gay men do tend to perceive space differently. However that would have little to no effect on shooting. Unless you were trying to hit a fast moving target while moving at a rapid clip yourself. Possibly.

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  6. "women and gay men do tend to perceive space differently." If you are going to make a statement like that, you should provide a reference to a peer-reviewed, scholarly article. I would love to see it.

    The linked article seems to have fallen through a time-warp from the early 80s at least. What a load of Bovine Scatology.

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    1. That whole depth-perception argument - sounds interestingly similar to the idea that women can't shoot, women can't drive, women can't work as engineers or whatever.

      Same old stuff, different century.

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  7. I just cannot take it a moment longer, have to say it. Each time I stop by to see if you posted something new, I see this "Generalize all you like but are we not human beings?". That is one heck of a finely tuned piece of generalization in itself! I love it.

    All the best,
    Glenn B

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  8. Write something already! PLEASE.

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  9. Geez, I kept hoping you were going back to The Breda Fallacy, and then (almost) as soon as I find this place, you stop blogging again.

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