There is a thread between the marauding hordes of guns running amok across the land and this study about housework and nookie. Namely, it’s that we don’t name the objects of our discussions.
They’re are no criminals, only violent weapons.
The power dynamic isn’t the issue, it’s the division of labor.
Viewed differently, is it the cooking itself or the stay-at-home dad dreaming that’s drying the waterslide?
No, it’s the cooking. It has to be, despite what various charlatans from culinary meccas may claim. For if it were not just the cooking, if it were about benevolent dominance vs kumbaya, then researchers would have to study obvious myths and it would be hard to obtain grants to research such things.
The elevation of the prophet Humpty Dumpty continues apace.
“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.”
“The question is,” said Alice, “whether youcan make words mean so many different things.”
“The question is,” said Humpty Dumpty, “which is to be master—that’s all.”