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  1. Reconvening

    We reconvened this afternoon over lunch. More of the siblings and more of their friends. The girls a bit angry and venomous, but temperatures ameliorated with home made breads and lemonade. When told I had neanderthal attitudes, I replied, "no Denisovan." Brought some laughs to the table after some searching with their smart phones. I reiterated the original theme, technology has changed the roles for women. One of the girls immediately said, "and the same for men." I then asked ...
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  2. Technology and Women's Rights

    During this morning's breakfast with some of the teen grandchildren and their friends we started a dialog about the women's rights movements emanating from America's relative easy acceptance of new technology, from Fulton's steamboat technology onwards, but more inclusive small and large technological leaps in the kitchen and washroom. New gadgets that made kitchen work easier, more efficient, less laborious, and the same for washing clothing and cleaning the house, labor mostly relegated to women. ...
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