Gender Issue

Remember how boys and girls used to separate at each ends of the dance floor? That was the time when everyone was tentative of the first dance experience and was uncomfortable with the existence of the opposite sex. At the ends of the stretched out dance floor were two clearly separated groups of boys and girls, chatting within the group and carefully stealing glances of the opposite ends. Mysterious, yet annoying group seemed to be foreign, and no one dared to cross the dividing line. For a while the floor remained opened and empty, but suddenly some brave souls stepped acrossed the platform and joined the opposite side. Slowly imitating the others, two groups began to occupy the ...

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remains. Can the idea of unity truly penetrate the heart of everyone? No matter how close we are to close up the gap between the two
genders, there is no definite way of telling how male and female will came to an understanding.
Perhaps a step to approach unity is to start at the very beginning. Rules of being a boy and a girl divided the commonality from the day babies came into the world, when the babies were separated and classified by pink and blue. Later on in life before they develop a sense of personal interest, girls are given Barbie's and kitchenware to play with, while boy’s toy with plastic tank and G.I. Joe. The hidden message are secretly sent out to the young kids, and they carry this on with them every since. From that very moment they also set our perspective of different genders. As Theroux would argue, to be a man means to be “stupid, be unfeeling, obedient, soldierly and stop thinking.” Male are encouraged to be brave, bold, and daring; to be ...

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other groups. To cope with the system, we developed some strategies to avoid any type of contact with the seating partner. Lines were drawn in the middle of the table to mark the territory, and punishment would be acted upon those who crossed that line. Seats are set at the farthest end as possible; this is to eliminate as much body contact as possible. One last strategy we developed was to create excuses to change seats. Some unfortunate people will also find themselves wondering from seats to seats. When it was timed to change seats, you can see the hopeful eyes of every single student in the class in hope to seat by the same species. It was true that girls and boys were from ...

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