Which Gender's Stronger?

Posted by: Cjpd

Which gender is physically more strong? Men or women? Of course, my husband's stronger than me, but in general, which is usually stronger?

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Men

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Women

Feminism is a collection of movements and ideologies which share a common stated aim: to define, establish, and defend equal political, economic, cultural, and social rights for women. This includes seeking to establish equal opportunities for women...  in education and employment. A feminist generally self-defines as advocating for or supporting the rights and equality of women. Feminist theory, which emerged from feminist movements, aims to understand the nature of gender inequality by examining women's social roles and lived experience; it has developed theories in a variety of disciplines in order to respond to issues such as the social construction of sex and gender. Some forms of feminism have been criticized for taking into account only white, middle-class, educated perspectives. This led to the creation of ethnically specific or multiculturalist forms of feminism.Feminist activists campaign for women's rights – such as in contract law, property, and voting – while also promoting bodily integrity, autonomy, and reproductive rights for women   more
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Cjpd says2015-08-19T03:07:04.2927722Z
By the way, the top of my head only reaches to the middle of my husband's leg.
PetersSmith says2015-08-19T03:15:40.3628137Z
Are you serious?
Vox_Veritas says2015-08-19T03:44:48.3852189Z
No offense, but this question is a little ridiculous. I don't think that even the most avowed feminist would disagree that men are generally physically stronger than women.
Mister_Man says2015-08-19T04:29:56.1159999Z
No it's the patriarchy making people believe men are stronger. Obviously everyone knows men and women are 100% biologically equal, but are too afraid and brainwashed by men to admit it.
Donderpants says2015-08-19T04:31:03.9734830Z
I'm afraid, Mister_Man, that the stereotyping is true, because people believe in it- the placebo effect. More men believe they need to be physically strong, and that's top priority.
imoffended says2015-08-19T06:39:02.5062155Z
Please add Transgender
reece says2015-08-19T08:57:51.9508256Z
This isn't worth voting on.
Teaparty1 says2015-08-19T18:55:19.1548410Z
And agendered.
Cjpd says2015-08-20T00:56:24.0832511Z
I'm a woman, yes, I am serious my husband towers over me like that, PetersSmith, and I'd easily admit men are stronger. My husband's much, much, MUCH! Stronger than me, but in general, which gender's usually stronger?
Cjpd says2015-08-20T01:00:33.5399126Z
Okay, that's it, men are stronger.
Donderpants says2015-08-20T04:53:59.2241100Z
Don't see why this matters..... Physical strength is of near no importance in modern times.
Black-Jesus says2015-08-20T07:53:39.0899062Z
@Donderpants, what are you talking about? While human strength may not be as absolutely necessary now as it once was, it is still not even close to being "of near no importance"
Donderpants says2015-08-20T09:29:32.5675524Z
Well you can easily get through life without it. Unless you do manual labour, there's literally no productive purpose to physical strength.
Black-Jesus says2015-08-20T13:57:34.2633150Z
But everyone does manual labor, unless you are an infant. And physical strength is also useful in any sort of combat.
Black-Jesus says2015-08-20T14:18:54.1059202Z
Most forms of combat anyway
Donderpants says2015-08-20T18:07:13.7861381Z
"Everyone does manual labour" Please explain. Do you mean for work? For just randomly needing to carry stuff sometimes? Because I can easily think of exceptions for both. Please do explain where we all do this manual labour- I certainly haven't done it, at least unless you really do count carrying stuff sometimes. And since I live in a country that statistics show to be pretty much the safest to live in, combat skills make no impact on most members of New Zealand's lives.
Black-Jesus says2015-08-20T19:06:56.5831046Z
Picking stuff up, pushing things, pulling things, these are useful skills to have. Not everybody readily has powerful tools at hand at all times. It doesn't matter if you can think of exceptions, because it is the majority of the time that matters, and the majority of the time working with objects that require a considerable amount of power to handle in the appropriate manner require physical strength. And combat is necessary anywhere, it doesn't matter where you live; the chances are more than likely that you will need to resort to violence at one point or another unless you plan to just roll over for opposition
Donderpants says2015-08-22T13:54:21.5435726Z
Disagree with the combat one. There are many places where combat skills are needed by essentially no one. NZ is one of those. The odds are pretty low of you ever needing to resort to violence. Yes, you need to be able to pick stuff up. However, I don't imagine there are terribly many things you'd need to pick up that women could not carry that men could. The advantage is not that big. It's relatively unimportant. I'm not saying it's completely unimportant, but in modern life it's not too big a deal.

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