This is not the first time that my ultra-feminist sister, let’s call her “Sandy”, has made a guest appearance in my writing (the first time is told in What Women Want, and she was not happy about it. I think this new appearance, we can keep private). For all our differences, Sandy is helping me write my book. Since she loves me and wants the best for me, I can hope that ultimately she would approve of this post.
So Sandy and I got to talking about man/woman (my favorite topic, of course) and I said that she could not assume that all gender traits are culturally conditioned. Immediately she flashed hot anger, said that I could not say that because there was no control group outside of culturally conditioned society, and told me she did not want to talk about it. However, she did go on a little bit anyway. Only briefly, because I interrupted her, gently, to say that I did not believe that she wanted to talk about it. Which she agreed and left the room. [Read more…] about A conversation with my sister, the feminist