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Date: Tue, 07 Jan 2003 08:47:36 +1300
From: Bruce Durdle
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Subject: Re: The need for a well rounded education
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You want to try living in a country with a female Prime Minister, female
Governor-General, female Attorney General, female Chief Justice ... Strangely
enough, although there is something like 85% female staffing in primary schools,
and the proportion of women in higher education is now well over 50%, there are
no calls for "affirmative action" to redress the balance.
John Woodgate wrote:
> I read in sci.electronics.design that Jim Thompson T@analog_innovations.com> wrote (in <933h1vkt4ia3fmv681j0k8rm85ng77l0jg@
> 4ax.com>) about 'The need for a well rounded education', on Sun, 5 Jan
> >I guess you missed "PC mob" (see below in John Woodgate's comment,
> >"PC" = politically correct, the ultimate terrorism being imposed on
> >the USA by Democrats).
> It's not only in USA. We have them in UK, too, although they went so far
> OTT in the 80s as to lose credibility, but they still rear up from time
> to time.
> The Red Cross has banned Christmas, 'in case it's celebration offends
> I believe PC is even more rife on the larger island to the east of us.
> Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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