Subject: FW: Thought for the day
Women Who Know Their Place
Barbara Walters of Television's 20/20 did a story on gender roles in
Kabul , Afghanistan , several years before the Afghan conflict.
She noted that women customarily walked 5 paces behind their
She recently returned to Kabul and observed that women still walk
behind their husbands. From Ms. Walter's vantage point, despite the
overthrow of the oppressive Taliban regime, the women now seem to
walk even further back behind their husbands and are happy to maintain
the old custom.
Ms. Walters approached one of the Afghani women and asked, "Why do
you now seem happy with the old custom that you once tried so
desperately to change?"
The woman looked Ms. Walters straight in the eyes, and without
hesitation, said, "Land Mines."
MORAL OF THE STORY:
BEHIND EVERY MAN IS A SMART WOMAN.
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An emotional response is not a substitute for critical thinking.
"Suppose you were an idiot and suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself."