Gender-complementarity is so self-evident that we, in urbanized societies, have forgotten the daily wisdom of it.
Seminal anthropologist Margaret Mead wrte Male & Female in 1949 in which she compared four indigenous societies how females and males cooperated.
Conclusion: gender roles may change untill they are each others opposites but their worlds/domains are always biologically, socially and culturally.
They idea that men and women are two and the ‘ywain shall never meet’ is a western man-made (culture bound) predicament
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“If I could tell you what it meant, there would be no point in dancing it” This quote of the famous dancer Isadora Duncan is of importance for ‘selfreflecting’ (Western) academics and scientists. It was used by Gregory Bateson to …
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