At first I shrugged, said I understood and went on to other things. But the more I thought about it, the more wound up I became. This, it turns out, is basically the same thing. We are raising our boys to lack empathy. I loved the book. The only female character was a mother, who of course falls into chaste love with the hyper-masculine duking-and-gunslinging Shane.
Why boys should read girl books
Male and female ability differences down to socialisation, not genetics | World news | The Guardian
Photo: Fairy costume My friend Mina lets her four-year-old boys wear fairy dresses. It probably wouldn't be an issue if they didn't wear them out of the house, but they do. And that's where the trouble with gender begins. People assume these boys are girls, but those who engage Mina and her boys in conversation realise they have boys' names, and then start to redden and get nervous, mutter things under their breath and walk away.
Why girls will be girls and boys, er, boys
Photograph: Icon Film Distribution It is the mainstay of countless magazine and newspaper features. Differences between male and female abilities — from map reading to multi-tasking and from parking to expressing emotion — can be traced to variations in the hard-wiring of their brains at birth, it is claimed. Men instinctively like the colour blue and are bad at coping with pain, we are told, while women cannot tell jokes but are innately superior at empathising with other people.
Produced by Moira Productions Edited by Maureen Gosling "Challenges the viewer to take a close look at contemporary masculinity in the U. Highly Recommended. The spate of school shootings in and amplified a warning being sounded by social scientists.