Mar 4, 2011

Stereotype on women and men.

Two funny videos from YouTube.

Depending on which side you are, either of them may annoy you. Both are following social stereotype that women are not good at driving and men are blind on sex.

Women parking:


If you aren't annoyed, imagine that those movie clips are mentioned not for fun but for despising.

When people stick on a stereotype, their perspective becomes less-sensitive.
Even when a woman have never had a car accident, she is already considered as a troublesome driver. Same thing applies to men: a man who cares the value of family is considered as a play boy.

There may exist some sort of statistics that support the idea that women are bad at driving.
Those postulated conclusions may or may not help politicians to deal with car accidents caused by women. But when it comes to an individual case, we cannot just assume a woman is bad at driving.
Notice that the statistics or any evidences that support the behavior of groups cannot be directly applied to individual of the group. You can measure the speed and direction of an object, but it doesn't tell either of speed nor direction of each quantum in the object.

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