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  •  It's So Guys Going Into Adolescence (3+ / 0-)
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    Can get things accomplished without the distraction of impressing girls.  Take the girls out of the equation and guys at that age do things like earn scout badges.

    "Simon Wiesenthal told me that any political party in a democracy that uses the word 'freedom' in its name is either Nazi or Communist."

    by bink on Sat Aug 07, 2010 at 05:10:51 AM PDT

    •  except boy scout policy somewhat opposite (6+ / 0-)

      in US do NOT allow younger kids to be mixed, but in high school venture programs do allow.  So go fgure.

      "what the best and wisest parent wants for his child is what we should want for all the children of the community" - John Dewey

      by teacherken on Sat Aug 07, 2010 at 05:15:51 AM PDT

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      •  Say, could that be because (0+ / 0-)

        younger kids and older kids might be a little different?  

        Sometimes there is a good reason for things.  It isn't just a bunch of vile sexists pigs sitting around figgering "How can we offend women?"

        I am a restrictionist, and that is a progressive position.

        by numberzguy on Sat Aug 07, 2010 at 09:16:14 AM PDT

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