I’m pretty sure women will be taking over the world someday.
Think about it. How are men better than women, and how are women better than men?
If we work from stereotype:
- Men are stronger
- Men have more mathematically-oriented minds
These two things above can be taken care of by machines and/or society. Anything heavy that needs to be lifted, or any way that women need to be defended by men is long gone and is replaced by a system of justice or by the ability for technology to lift heavy things, etc.
Let’s continue with the stereotypes:
- Men are more driven and ambitious
- Men are “big picture” thinkers
Even if the above is true (it’s questionable, but whatever), these are societal things that will equalize over time, so they’re temporary. Over our lifetime we can probably assume that we’ll begin to equalize out– women and men becoming closer to each other in terms of ambition, etc as both genders come to be brought up in much similar manners.
Now, what do the stereotypes tell us about women?
- Women are attuned to emotions
- Women understand social dynamics
- Women are more patient
- Women are organized
As mechanization and technology takes over most of the stuff men are “naturally” good at, it’s the stuff that can’t be mechanized that will become valuable. Guess what? These are the things women are good at. They will always be valuable (possibly even more valuable) while men’s supposed natural attributes dwindle.
The only problem that I can think of right now is that women currently have a tendency to cut each other down in a way that men do not. All my evidence for this is anecdotal, but I have a feeling that a lot of women reading this would agree (and I’d invite you to speak up if so). Honestly, I think it’s the only thing keeping women down right now. If there was a kind of team attitude going on like what men have, the only thing stopping women from taking over would be the tenuous grasp that old white men have on power right now.
I don’t think this argument can be refuted (except maybe the last paragraph, which is kind of conjecture). But then again, this is the internet, so anything goes. Is it possible to disagree with this? How?