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Quote of the day #46

“No one is satisfied with his fortune, and everyone is satisfied with his wit.”

Leo Tolstoy (in Anna Karenina)

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Are men smarter than women?

Look at Nobel laureates (especially in the scientific domains), inventors, creative geniuses, brilliant scholars, or any other category of people that are considered to be extremely smart. Almost all of them are male. Photo taken from Thierry Ehrmann's Flickr Photostream (https://www.flickr.com/photos/home_of_chaos/)There are some females in all of these categrories, of course, but the male/female distribution is nowhere near the 50/50 one might expect when starting from the assumption that men and women have on average equal intellectual capacities.

In the days of extreme feminism one could not even point out that men and women are different in obvious ways Continue reading