Re: Fwd: [BATN] Bay Area gas at record high; experts cite
16 Mar 2003 13:29:15 -0500
On Sun, 2003-03-16 at 13:40, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> This thread: Explaining the fundamental reasons behind why Adam doesn't get laid.
Glad I wasn't the only one who got that as their first impression on
> This is sort of like guys arguing about Abortion (Or pick a more
> female-oriented topic of your choice). You get lots of pontificating
> with little factual basis.
> ALB> And the reason for this is simple, what woman would ever want a job where
> ALB> they sit alone in a cube 40 hours a week. Women have any number of choices
> ALB> that are better paying, more fun, more social, and less likely to cause
> ALB> suicide. Even exotic dancers and prostitutes get far more respect, social
> ALB> acceptance, and money then geeks do.
> So I turn it back to you: What man would ever want a job where they
> sit alone in a cube 40 hours a week. Men have any number of choices
> that are better paying, more fun, more social, and less likely to
> cause suicide. Even exotic dancers and prostitutes get far more
> respect, social acceptance, and money than geeks do.
> I was going to write a longer rant on this, but I think it sums up my
> point nicely just to throw your flawed logic back atcha. Women are
> involved in geek work. I was. The fact that the numbers are smaller
> seems to lie more in a regard that there is still a level of
> old-boys-club (propagated by stupid comments like 'The only women I
> work with MUST be secretaries') mentality that frustrate some women
> into thinking the opportunity isn't there.
> We're just as capable, willing and desirous to throw ourselves at
> 40-hour work weeks in cubies as you are. Cubehell has nothing to do
> with the sexes. Nor do any of the other 'qualifications' that you
> seem to think make this a male-only ballgame.