Gender Equality Poll

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Which Gender is the Superior?

1.Male gender is the superior
11
22%
2.Female gender is the superior
2
4%
3.Both are equal
32
63%
4.Partly 3 and partly 1
6
12%
5.Partly 3 and partly 2
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 51

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Watana wrote: Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:41 am Finding this topic on a Buddhist forum is sad, the people who voted for anything but gender equality should be ashamed of themselves.
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Eko Care wrote: Sun May 05, 2019 11:28 am If you have time, please describe the reasons for your choice.
Women are generally superior at making babies, breast feeding, changing nappies and cleaning the house.

Men are generally superior at most athletic activities, such as sports, and doing dirty dangerous jobs, such as working in coal mines & dying in war.

Women are generally superior at complaining, crying, demanding & blaming men.

Men are generally superior at having false sexual expectations & blaming women.

Women are generally superior in getting plastic surgery & buying make up.

Men are superior at establishing Dhammic religions, as history shows.

Therefore, at some things, women are superior. At other things, men are superior.

In relation to physical aging, illness & death, men & women are equal.
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In all things, some women are better than some men and some men are better than some women.
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It depends what you mean by superior. I think they are equal in terms of personal qualities overall. In terms of strength men are generally superior. In terms of social skills women are generally superior. Overall I'd say it balances it out.

In terms of spiritual progress both are capable of the highest goal. If you mean quality of life I would say men do have superior qualities of life since there are sufferings women have to undergo that men do not.

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But I don't really think this would make anyone "superior" or "inferior".
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retrofuturist wrote: Thu May 09, 2019 8:55 pm Greetings,

Regarding someone as better, worse or equal is mana, conceit.

On that basis, this poll appears ill-advised.

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"male" and "female" appear only due to social conditionings.
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Lots of men see women as superior and having more fun. That is why they are trying to become women with drugs and surgeries.
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Inedible wrote: Sat May 01, 2021 6:33 am Lots of men see women as superior and having more fun. That is why they are trying to become women with drugs and surgeries.
For me that seems to be an outlandish hypothesis. Is it based on social research or do you experience women being "superior and having more fun"?
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SteRo wrote: Sat May 01, 2021 6:06 am "male" and "female" appear only due to social conditionings.
What does this mean, please? Do you mean that primary sexual characteristics are no more than social constructs, or do you mean that the terms "male" and "female" which are based on those characteristics are socially determined, or perhaps something else?
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Inedible wrote: Sat May 01, 2021 6:33 am Lots of men see women as superior and having more fun. That is why they are trying to become women with drugs and surgeries.
I'm not so sure it's due to seeking enjoyment or trying to advance from some inferior state of being.

Having been friends with a lot of this type since childhood I have watched many go through the "transition", and it's been my experience witnessing and talking to my friends that they all had something in common, and that thing in common between them which I observed over time is what I feel can be best described as a survival response (not to a physical danger or threat, but to a psycho-social one).

It would make sense that sakkaya, or personhood, wouldn't assimilate agreeably into an environment it perceives as uninhabitable.
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Inedible wrote: Sat May 01, 2021 6:33 am Lots of men see women as superior and having more fun. That is why they are trying to become women with drugs and surgeries.
No, that's incorrect.. I think you need to carefully research transgender issues with an open mind .


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SteRo wrote: Sat May 01, 2021 10:56 am For me that seems to be an outlandish hypothesis. Is it based on social research or do you experience women being "superior and having more fun"?
I didn't say I was one of those men who want to become a woman. Personally, I believe that people do not get put in the wrong body by mistake. Also, I really think that being wealthy would be much more fun than drugs and surgery. But I did meet someone who was married and had a son who started out wearing dresses at work for comfort reasons. He then started taking hormones to grow his own breasts and saving money to have his penis turned into a vagina. He left his wife and son for another man who was at the same stage of transformation so that they could go be lesbians together.
nmjojola wrote: Sat May 01, 2021 12:50 pm It would make sense that sakkaya, or personhood, wouldn't assimilate agreeably into an environment it perceives as uninhabitable.
All bodies are dukkha. They should invest their time and energy in leaving Samsara.
Aloka wrote: Sat May 01, 2021 5:08 pm No, that's incorrect.. I think you need to carefully research transgender issues with an open mind .
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Maybe some day doctors or scientists will be able to change a man into a woman or a woman into a man. Until then, it is drugs and cosmetic surgery. It is also very expensive.

And one more thing. Before the pandemic, I was increasingly seeing people that I couldn't readily identify as either a man or a woman. Usually, morbid obesity was involved, but not always. I want to know if there is a polite way to ask if a person is a man, woman, or transgender person. Other than just saying what the f- are you?.
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