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Is gender behavior innate or does our society define it for us?


Brad & Angelina Pitt's daughter Shiloh Pitt has been wearing boys clothing for years. In the photo she is in the center with her two brothers and father. If all parents allowed their children to choose whatever clothes (they wanted) to wear, toys they wanted to play with, and behave without concern of gender traditions... Do you think the world would be different? Do girls really like the color pink, want flowers, or prefer to sit with their legs crossed? Would many boys prefer to play with dolls as oppose to water pistols and cars? Do we teach our children gender behavior or is it natural?

 

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    dashingscorpio 20 months ago

    "I am quite certain that without gender roles, or stupidly dividing boys and girls toys and clothing, children would naturally express themselves a lot more similarly." Very true!.

    It's said a woman can't {teach a boy} to be a man. Interesting!

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    dashingscorpio 20 months ago

    I agree with you regarding Angelina and Brad.

    The more rich and famous you are the more eccentricities are overlooked. Having said that it's not uncommon for the general populace to follow trends established by celebrities.

    They do it first.

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    dashingscorpio 20 months ago

    That's probably true.

    Advanced technology for example has made it possible for men not to have the ability to track and hunt for food to feed their family. Guns and sophisticated weapons now make it possible for women to fight in war.

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