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Interesting piece on culture, feminism and uneven distribution
The feminist critique of society started when some women systematically looked up at the top of society and saw men everywhere: most world rulers, presidents, prime ministers, most members of Congress and parliaments, most CEOs of major corporations, and so forth — these are mostly men.

Seeing all this, the feminists thought, wow, men dominate everything, so society is set up to favor men. It must be great to be a man.

The mistake in that way of thinking is to look only at the top. If one were to look downward to the bottom of society instead, one finds mostly men there too. Who’s in prison, all over the world, as criminals or political prisoners? The population on Death Row has never approached 51% female. Who’s homeless? Again, mostly men. Whom does society use for bad or dangerous jobs? US Department of Labor statistics report that 93% of the people killed on the job are men.
gender  psychology  culture  feminism  sociology  men  women 
may 2009 by andrewducker
Men who explain things
Brilliant piece on men who just won't listen - especially to women.
feminism  gender  culture  women  sexism  history  men  discrimination  communication 
april 2008 by andrewducker
Model Vs Photographer
A photographer takes photos of himself in the same poses as his nude female models. The results are fascinating.
art  culture  Funny  gender  Nudity  photography  perception 
december 2006 by andrewducker

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