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Professor Max Karlov has some controversial ideas about the role of women in society. Read this interview and find out what message is Professor Karlov trying to give to the audience.

Interviewer: Congratulations, Professor Karlov, on your new book, A Woman's Place. I just finished reading it, and you really have strong ideas.

Professor: Yes. But my ideas are based on facts, Societies all over the world are in trouble. Now, you have to think, why are societies in trouble.

Interviewer: According to your book, Professor Karlov, you think the difficulties in today's world are caused by a change in the natural order. Could you explain that for our audience?

Professor: With pleasure. By a change in the natural order I mean the changes in our society in the roles and responsibilities of men and womem. As everyone knows, what women do in society---their roles and responsibilities---has changed a great deal in the past 50 years.

Interviewer: OK, I think everyone would agree with that. But so what?

Professor: Women in many societies no longer stay at home and take care of children. They have jobs outside the home. This means they no longer have the time to take care of their children. In today's world, children grow up with so many problems. They drop out of school, they take drugs, they steal. Today's children are lazy and confused. They need the guidance, love and support that only mothers who are in the home can give.

Women should return to raising and educating children. They are naturally suited to do so. Men should continue to have the main responsibility for earning money for the family. We know from history that men are suited for leadership and women are suited for raising children and keeping the home.

I know this is an old-fashioned, or out-of-date,belief. But it is the one that fits the natural order.

would u rather be a man
aside from external anatomical and primary and secondary sexual differences, scientists know also that there are many other subtle differences in the way the brains from men and women process language, information, emotion, cognition, etc.

//mental calculations :暗算
//A new problem manifested itself when the president quit. 大統領が辞めると、新しい問題が明らかになった。
logical thinking
spatial and mathimatical skills
general principle

they are generalisations and there are always exceptions.
 women are better than men in human relations, recognizing emotional overtones in others and in language, emotional and artistic expressiveness, esthetic appreciation, verbal language and carrying out detailed and pre-planned tasks

//emotional overtone 感情的ニュアンス
//aesthetic appreciation 美的価値の鑑賞力
//verbal language

The "father" of sociobiology, Edward O. Wilson, of Harvard University (10), said that human females tend to be higher than males in empathy, verbal skills, social skills and security-seeking, among other things, while men tend to be higher in independence, dominance, spatial and mathematical skills, rank-related aggression, and other characteristics.

Men and women differ not only in their physical attributes and reproductive function but also in many other characteristics, including the way they solve intellectual problems.

Evidence accumulated more recently, however, suggests that the effects of sex hormones on brain organization occur so early in life that from the start the environment is acting on differently wired brains in boys and girls. Such effects make evaluating the role of experience, independent of physiological predisposition, a difficult if not dubious task. The biological bases of sex differences in brain and behavior have become much better known through increasing numbers of behavioral, neurological and endocrinological studies.