Women are from Venus and Men are from Mars? A Norwegian Documentary Quips Gender Theory
For some time now, a documentary that would be great to show in schools, or even simply to watch with family and friends, has been circulating on the web. It is useful for understanding how gender theory—or the theory holding that no biologial difference exists between men and women, and affirming on the other hand their greatest equality in every point of view—is scientifically unfounded.
The video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiJVJ5QRRUE#t=14 with subtitles in english) was created with humor and irony not by a scientific journalist, but by Harald Meldal Eia, a Norwegian actor and documentary maker. His profession however, is not an indication that his work is unqualified; rather, it is of the highest quality, just like their interviewees are oustanding researchers in the social sciences field.
The video’s premise is based on the myth that Scandinavian countries are a beacon of equality and civility, where the parity between men and women is so rooted in reality that it blurs masculine and feminine roles.Read more...