Sunday, December 31, 2006

Cooperative and competitive conversations don't mix well

Cooperative conversations are quite different from competitive ones. Many people - men probably more than women - don't get this distinction, writes David Sanders in this posting at

Saturday, December 30, 2006

The joy of mess

Is untidiness primarily a male characteristic? I suspect it might be, though women are by no means immune. Anyway, if you're a messy person you can get some emotional backup from this article in the New York Times on a new movement extolling the virtues of mess: Saying Yes to Mess

Angry Harry

This picture is from Angry Harry's website which chronicles what angers Harry in the gender wars.

Thursday, December 21, 2006

Woman loses frozen embryos case, will appeal

A High Court ruling in Ireland in November that frozen embryos do not have the same constitutional right to life as those carried in the womb, will be appealed to the Supreme Court. The decision means the woman who took the case cannot have the embryos, held in a fertility clinic, implanted in her against the wishes of her separated husband. (See Who owns frozen embryos following separation? below for background).