Women Want Mediocre Men

“When human beings have been fascinated by the contemplation of their own hearts, the more intricate biological pattern of the female has become a model for the artist, the mystic, and the saint. When mankind turns instead to what can be done, altered, built, invented, in the outer world, all natural properties of men, animals, or metals become handicaps to be altered rather than clues to be followed. Women want mediocre men, and men are working hard to be as mediocre as possible.” — Margaret Mead (Anthropologist)

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One Response to Women Want Mediocre Men

  1. hritcu says:

    Since she was an anthropologist (and a woman) there is probably some truth in her words. However, this is just an interesting opinion, not an excuse for my own social ineptitude.

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