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Old 06-01-2006, 05:43 AM   #4
coheneran
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Originally Posted by PerpetualBurn
Boys like football, girls like ponies. Obviously this isn't always the case, but I think you are wrong to act like there's no such thing as natural masculinity and femininity.

Of course we shouldn't dissuade or refuse to accept any girls that do want to participate in activities that are not stereotypically "feminine" but you can't act like men and women don't exhibit different natural behaviour.
You're right, but I think the question he is asking (if not, then the question I am asking) is how much of this stereotypical behaviour is natural and how much is due to the society the child was brought up in?
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