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If The Genders Be Reversed:

… a Test for Equal Treatment (c) 2012,* Davd, lightly edited 2014, 2015 Even when we know intuitively or from reading that something “is so” or “isn’t so”, it helps to have a measure, or at least an indicator of … Continue reading

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Vegetable Stock:

..Some Trimmings are Too Good to Just Compost: (c) 2015, Davd Carrot tops and tails, onion layers that are starting to dry and too tough to feed to people, herb stems and turnip peelings — can seriously improve the flavour … Continue reading

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Knitting Rhymes with Sitting:

..When Real Men Can Enjoy Knitting and Why Women Knit More than We Do: (c) 2015, Davd I was sitting in my bed mending a glove, resting after supper, when it occurred to me that i rather enjoy mending socks … Continue reading

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What Glass Ceiling?

… Ability and Motivation, not Opportunity, are What’s Unequal: (c) 2015, Davd  Two things especially, legitimately determine success: Ability and application [or in two syllables each, talent and hard work]. I don’t know anyone, literally not anyone, who seriously says … Continue reading

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This One’s for the Birds

… specifically, for the Swallows—Indicators of Ecological [un]Health and the Need for Men’s Work: (draft) 2015, Davd On the second full day of calendar Spring, with snow falling and 4-6 inches of the stuff predicted before the storm has moved … Continue reading

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They Really Don’t Know?

…Or Are They Going to Give Some Back? Women’s Day Paraders Call for Equality: (c) 2015, Davd Sunday was International Women’s Day again, and CBC Radio News reported that women in the big parade in New York City are demanding … Continue reading

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FrugaliTea:

..The name may be silly; the tea is delicious: (c) 2015, Davd I like iced tea with citrus and some sugar; and it turns out i like hot tea with the same. What i don’t like in the way of … Continue reading

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43 Years Later, The Implications are Clearer

Essay Review  of Morgan, Elaine, 1972. The Descent of Woman: (London: Souvenir Press) c) 2015, Davd (from the dust jacket) Elaine Morgan was born in the South Wales Mining Valley; she was awarded an exhibition to Oxford where she took … Continue reading

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No Fair Approving Violence Against Men

… the equality reason: (c) 2015, Davd It’s the first of the month, and at Angry Harry’s earlier suggestion, i’ll take the occasion to ask, again, Is there any good reason why i am a more legitimate target for violence, … Continue reading

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His Human Nature and Hers:

… The Different Humanities of the Two Sexes: (c) 2015, Davd It was a classic put-down, from her point of view: He had been talking of his work, his sports, his accomplishments. She retorted, “I’m a human being, not a … Continue reading

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