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Old 01-06-2009, 11:23 PM   #1
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Default Women can’t talk and remember simultaneously

Women can’t talk and remember simultaneously

Posted By Dana El Baltaji On December 16, 2008 @ 12:48 pm In Cover Story, Interview, Media, Regional, The People, news | 20 Comments


Yesterday, The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) published an interviewed with Yemenite cleric [1] Abd Al-Majid Al-Zindani on Iqra TV —a Saudi Arabian station — aired on October 23, 2008. According to the cleric women are incapable of talking and remembering information simultaneously because of how the female brain works.

“Two areas in a woman’s brain are activated when she talks,” al-Zindani explained. “As we can see, there are many centers of speech in a woman’s brain. There is a center in each lobe, while in the case of a man, there is only one center, here. The opposite center does not operate during speech, because it is busy remembering.”

“What is the outcome of this?” he asks. “When a woman talks, she uses the part of the brain that contains the memory, because in the case of women, both centers function for speech and memory. So when a woman talks, she might use the part of the brain containing the memory for talking - and that’s it, the data is lost.”

The result of being incapable of practicing the mental acrobatics of talking and remembering at the same time is, according to the cleric, a handicap courts should take into consideration when assessing women’s testimony in “cases pertaining to human lives, property, honor, or the stability of justice.”

There’s more.

In what appears to be an unrelated issue, al-Zindani explains women’s reactions to physical and mental stress: “women are subject to menstruation, when their endurance and mental capacity for concentration are diminished.”

The cleric’s remarks are bound to anger millions of men around the world (not the women. They’re too busy talking and forgetting), and unfortunately, they reinforce the world’s negative perception of Arabs and their treatment of women.

But we’d like to thank the cleric for giving us a good laugh.

Thank you.

Article printed from Dubai Business | Kippreport: http://www.kippreport.com/kipp

URL to article: http://www.kippreport.com/kipp/2008/...imultaneously/
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Old 01-07-2009, 01:29 AM   #2
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Trying to justify the sharia law idea that a woman's testimony should be only one half the value of a man's.



MEMRI???? Oh come on now.
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It might be true cuz I can't remember what she said......

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AND we do better when pregnant, barefoot, and chained to the stove.
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Old 01-07-2009, 07:22 AM   #7
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Well, this would explain all the incidences of "I don't remember any of this!" "But darlin', we discussed it TWICE last week!"

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AND we do better when pregnant, barefoot, and chained to the stove.
An elastic tether is better than chains.

Chains interfere with cooking.

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so..women use MORE of their brain then men...
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Women can remember virtually every offense, real or imagined, a man has ever committed over decades of marriage, while screaming at the top of her lungs. I have seen this demonstrated quite often.
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