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Are women good, and men bad? How many times have you heard that women are wiser, kinder, more efficient, and just all around superior human beings? A never ending succession of books and news stories suggests they are. AEI scholar Christina Hoff Sommers looks at the evidence. Watch more of the Factual Feminist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMw39... Subscribe to AEI's YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/AEIVideo... Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AEIonline Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AEI For more Information https://goo.gl/ChiQYD Third-party photos, graphics, and video clips in this video may have been cropped or reframed. Music in this video may have been recut from its original arrangement and timing. In the event this video uses Creative Commons assets: If not noted in the description, titles for Creative Commons assets used in this video can be found at the link provided after each asset. The use of third-party photos, graphics, video clips, and/or music in this video does not constitute an endorsement from the artists and producers licensing those materials. #politics #news #feminism #feminist #men #women #girlpower © American Enterprise Institute Partial transcript: It used to be fashionable to celebrate men’s alleged superiority over women—Aristotle referred to women as defective men. Philosophers like Immanuel Kant and Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Friedrich Nietzsche deemed women intellectually inferior to men. Fortunately, those male chauvinistic days are mostly gone. But today a new kind of reverse, female chauvinism prevails. It is so common, social scientists have given it a name: the WOMEN are WONDERFUL phenomenon—WAW for short. Here is a sample of recent WAW headlines. Let’s consider some common claims of female superiority: Multi-tasking: It is a truth universally recognized that women are better at multi-tasking; Here is the British writer Sir Ken Robinson in one of the most watched TED talks of all time: “I think this is probably why women are better at multitasking. Because you are, aren’t you? There’s a raft of research, but I know it from my personal life.” Sir Robinson refers to a “raft of research” Well, where is it? What we have is a handful of small, inconclusive, inconsistent studies. Some show women are better—while others find that it’s men who excel. Thomas Buser a researcher at University of Amsterdam, took a careful look at the data and concluded that, “As far as gender differences are concerned, we do not find any evidence for them in the effects of multitasking.” It turns out that neither sex is particularly good at focusing on more than one thing at once. Niceness: What about the claim that women are just a lot nicer than men? According to film critic Roger Ebert: “Women are nicer than men… in terms of their lifelong natures, women are kinder, more empathetic, more generous. And the sooner more of them take positions of power, the better our chances as a species.” Is he right? Well, when it comes to generosity, kindness, and altruism, once again you find lots of dueling studies. But one of the most thorough and careful surveys was carried out by Tom Smith and his team at the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago. Unlike many other studies of altruism, this one was not limited to a small, unrepresentative sample of college students. Also, Smith and his team asked questions that included both male and female styles of altruism. Women tend to adopt nurturing and caring roles toward people they know—while men excel at good deeds and acts of kindness involving strangers. In Smith’s survey, women proved to be more empathetic than men: they were more likely to feel pity for others and to describe themselves as soft­hearted. But when it came to the empirically critical measure of generosity—how much do you actually do for others—the results were different. When Smith and his colleagues tallied up the results, they found that the score was even. “Gender,” Smith concluded, “is not notably related to altruistic behaviors.” Advantage: Neither sex. Both sexes have their graces and their own styles of being virtuous. Neither has a monopoly on good or evil. How did we lose sight of this obvious truth? Because we're in the age of WAW. The rules of the Women are Wonderful game make it impossible for men to win: If women do something better than men, that is evidence of their superiority. If men outperform women, that's proof of discrimination—retrograde patriarchy and toxic masculinity. To violate the spirit of WAW is to invite havoc. Suggest, as the former president of Harvard Larry Summers did, that men may have some innate advantages in math and spatial reasoning, and prepare to change your job. Write a book or article titled “Are Men Necessary?,” "The End of Men," Man Down, or Women are From Venus, Men are from Hell," and the gods of the zeitgeist smile. #aei #news #politics #government
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Phillip Trebor Udar (2 days ago)
WHAT A JOKE. MAN INVENTED EVERYTHING IN THIS WORLD I'M SORRY BUT MAN ARE FAR FAR SUPERIOR TO WOMEN IN ALL ASPECTS. MAN HAVE BUILD THIS WORLD . THE WOMAN IS JUST A BABY GROWER INCUBATOR THAT WORKS WITHOUT BATTERIES A BABY WILL GROW INSIDE HER BELLY AUTOMATICALLY SHE ONLY NEED TO EAT AND POOP AND THE BABY WILL GROW WITHOUT HER DOING NOTHING
Stebe Vanon (2 days ago)
Even when what this woman says sounds reasonable, I just can't trust feminism anymore, men and women are different and that's it, we only need laws to protect ALL of us, MEN AND WOMEN, and I would add CHILDREN, from all kinds of abuse...
dumbcreaknuller (5 days ago)
is this a gender no matter what is equal in everything bullshit? sounds like woman hearing men being better at anything is an insult to womans these days and woman superiority an atempt to revese the humiliation to womans. i would say that men are superiorly stronger physically than woman and that is a fact that only superstition can circumenvent. men are also not affected by menstruation periods that runs havoc in couples. men have also a psychological capacity to be run tired for much longer period of time than a woman as womans are generally more moody than men. i think any woman that disagree to my statements are a man hater and a feminist.
Bruce Mcgraw (5 days ago)
I cant believe what I'm listening to...........finally a level headed critical thinking feminist Bravo!!!
Maxwell Luong (6 days ago)
What are these gay blanket statements?
Austen Baucom (6 days ago)
Fuck this shit
Amal Biswas (6 days ago)
If this is feminism....I will have a peace of mind and I can also assure a world peace...
Dhnsou (8 days ago)
Holy shit this person is logical FINALLY THERE IS HOPE
Johnny Cheddar (10 days ago)
Instead of treating each gender as a whole, look at the individuals within them.
Harrison Somewhat (12 days ago)
My god.Finaly a feminist who isn't calling out menspreading or patriarchy(which does not exist).
T Series (14 days ago)
Female is superior to men in soo many ways, that the list will not end easily. Except only the physical strength. Which doesn't matter much nowadays.
Think About it (13 days ago)
Oh yeah history says otherwise. What have women done for America to make it great that men didn’t do 1st?? I’m waiting
Rman hoss (22 days ago)
Guys allowed the feminist rhetoric to be, cause they saw in TV that women get put down in many families. They wanted women who were suffering from oppression to have a say. But now all you get are women who want to get jobs because they are women and not merit. They say women having jobs is good for the economy but does it have to come with the price of disregarding qualification?
HyperSonic (22 days ago)
One of my least favorite types of people are the ones that think there is a superior gender. Both men and women need each other for the human race to survive. Just the thought of a person saying that there is a superior gender *_PISSES ME OFF!!_*
KLJF (25 days ago)
i'm in love with my username
Shogun of the East (26 days ago)
History can´t be altered and is the main proof why men are superior. Most of the inventors, nearly all conquerors and important persons(for example prophets) are male. This isn´t a coincidence. This is the harsh reality, whether you want to believe it or not.
Kenneth Hills (1 month ago)
Women need to address their toxic femininity.
Clay .C. (1 month ago)
Women are inferior due to the fact that most of their evolution was spent being protected from reality, by men.
Esteemed 64 (1 month ago)
this is a smart lady
Esteemed 64 (1 month ago)
maybe were equal but we do different things?
Nick Fortin (1 month ago)
If men disappeared.. hmm.. well.. no water, no power, no construction, no mining, no oil or gasoline products, no mechanics, little manufacturing, no new materials being produced(lumber, metals, plastics, etc).. sure sounds like a utopia
Devin Mclaughlin (1 month ago)
I enjoy to hear a feminist who does not go over board calling men pigs and who actually look at both sides
fred jones (1 month ago)
I think the argument of women vs men is a red herring. What is really going on is low achievers vs high achievers. If you are not satisfied with your status, and can't or wont work harder, it is an ego protective mechanism to blame the system for your failures. Unfortunately our culture now celebrates identity tribes instead of the individual.
Hellstrom Carbunkle (1 month ago)
American Enterprise Institute. Case closed, bullshit
Firestar (1 month ago)
This is bullshit. Literally no feminist i have ever talked to think that women are superior to men. However there are a lot of ppl that think men are superior to women. Look no further than this comments section. It’s also why i hate being female: because everyone thinks we are dumb, weak, and good for nothing but sex. I fucking hate being female from the bottom of my heart.
Think About it (13 days ago)
Stop being so emotional
Kevin Harvey (1 month ago)
Men built the city's,roads, most of the manufacturer goods. Did the hunting while women gathered .
Antoine Johnson (1 month ago)
I find it ironic that go to a display of great male thinks but can you pull up the great female thinkers of our times?or the great Builders of all civilization.
The Glow Stick Guy (1 month ago)
The only thing women deserve is to be ALLOWED to be second class citzens. You want equality? Open a woman only draft because you have centuries of wars to catch up on. This time the men can be the ones that stay home and cheat while you march into the shit.
Hope Zaragoza (1 month ago)
AMERICAN WOMEN ARE INFERIOR TO AMERICAN MEN, THAT'S FOR SURE. I DON'T GET FAR. I'D STAY OUT OF THE WAY NOW.
junkman19571 (1 month ago)
how about a war...the losers become the slaves...imagine the pleasure of kicking some opinionated bitches face in then telling her to go and cook your dinner.....karma is indeed a bitch...and you Ms Ugly...you ain't fooling nobody...a pretend friend is the enemy..are you scared of the growing hatred of females..and it grows day by day..every rotten decision meted out against a man in the pro female anti family courts increases the hate..and brings men together..we know how to organise and react and rationalise better than any woman ever..now we'll isolate you..ignore you..drive you crazy..you'll be laughed at and put down when working alongside men..we'll make the workplace a hell for women..and the only time you'll feel any sort of solace is when you are at home alone with your squawking spawn waiting for your next day in hell....
TRuE SYX (1 month ago)
Feminists=libtards
TRuE SYX (1 month ago)
Both genders are equal
Think About it (13 days ago)
Raa16 I agree with u
Think About it (13 days ago)
Look at history. That’s all I need to say.
Raa16 (13 days ago)
Think About it How is what I’m saying not true?
Think About it (13 days ago)
Not true
Raa16 (1 month ago)
No their not, women are dependent on men for survival. Women can't compete with men in a free market and require double standards and unfair advantages to be cast in their favor in order to compete. When wars and catastrophes happen men are treated like disposable, cannon fodder and notions of equality is thrown out the window. In societal collapses, when there is no 911 or police, women look for men and depend on them in order to survive. The men in those collapses don't put up with women's attitude and women end up submitting to the men they are dependent on. Gender equality is only put into practice if women get enough men to enforce their authority for them and the government prevents men from having authority over them.
Raa16 (1 month ago)
When women need the entire system to be rebuilt for them to succeed and more responsibility to be cast on men in order to compete with them than no.
nao nino (1 month ago)
Man are stronger smarter there forte more dominant go go make me a sandwish
Nathan Ameru (1 month ago)
Women are better at Many a thing, but they're more emotionally charged and surveys and women in general like someone stronger than the to put up and handle this side. I don't speak for women, nor am I being "misogynistic" women say this themselves
flash51050 (1 month ago)
Yes my wife is better than me and I belong to here and have been for 28 years happy happy happy
Digital Forge X (2 months ago)
This is shit both men and women are equal.
Raa16 (1 month ago)
+Digital Forge X Is a war happening in France? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0krbhge-ToI Women cannot assert or enforce their own authority upon men. The require other men with guns to do so. Men are the military, men are the police, men are their own jailers. We just need other men to not enforce it and it can happen without a shot being fired. Feminism is unsustainable in the first place. It isn't a question of whether womens rights will be taken away, but who will take womens right away. Western men or muslim men? If its muslim men than a lot of western men will die in the crossfire as their society is subverted.
Digital Forge X (1 month ago)
+Raa16 Declaring war against opposite gender of same species is great foolishness
Raa16 (1 month ago)
The belief that men and women are equal when countless proofs suggest otherwise is the core basis for feminism is what brought us to this unsustainable point as a society.
The King (2 months ago)
Man are superior than weak useless woman in almost all way. Man are better in fighting,sport,technology and almost all other thing. If any feminist bitch say woman are better than surely that bitch is mentally unsettle.
Jeff Sedam (2 months ago)
Men in most activities are Superior to women.
N (2 months ago)
Facts and feminism in the same title: HA!
Isaac Whittington (2 months ago)
'Yea lets just forget all those famous scientists and philosophers' "Yeah let's just instead say we're better"
R4Z3 (2 months ago)
Equality is impossible, the only way to be equal is under the law, other wise men are superior, under the law females love to crush the men who built the society they live in
itchconditty (2 months ago)
This is all hype orchestrated by the left and the main stream media. Just like all the social justice issues none really grip the usual folks of the nation. No one of any significant mindset pays any attention to all of this rhetoric. It is a product of all the social media and media outlets. No value, no concern.
Savvy Volley (2 months ago)
Are zebras superior to lions?
lynn allen (2 months ago)
What a stupid question We are all made by god Men came 1st Women came 2nd to be a companion to man Women need to start acting like ladies & mothers again before our whole culture dies out
Redfather (2 months ago)
If men can kill women with little to no effort than you have your answer
Lime Rockwell (2 months ago)
Loosh
mumbus 27 (2 months ago)
The factual misandrist...up next how to keep paralyzing men and phychologically and intellectually bully intimidate and condescend them and make them feel useless and insecure by labeling them narcissistic and sociopathic and haters of woman and chouvanists...
Nicholas Vukovic (2 months ago)
My girlfriend
Shadow78961 (2 months ago)
Why can’t we all be equal?
Raa16 (1 month ago)
Because that belief is dangerous and is what brought us to this unsustainable point as a society.
Jim Pena (2 months ago)
If this were feminism I would actually agree to most. However this is the original idea of it and diametrically opposite from 3rd wave.
Me Versus Me (2 months ago)
Alas, women are superior to men; in meerly 100 years they managed to turn us into manginas.
hardwired (2 months ago)
I want a show in which they show us they are so much better. Instead of cheap talk.
Bree’s makeup (2 months ago)
Men r evil
big craig the nonce (2 months ago)
hloy shit, you might be the only feminist I can agree with gender issues on
Katallylos (2 months ago)
God Christina is annoying....she helped third wave of feminism to be introduced in the world and now she keeps presenting it as a good thing....Feminism must die. Period. Women spoiled it for themselves, it is bad social project. Men and women are not and never meant ro be equal. Only leftists think this way. Out in the nature, me. and women are not equal.
big craig the nonce (2 months ago)
you know that the point of this video was pointing out that women are not inherently better than men which is in contrast to what the new "penis must = lobotomy" morons that call themselves feminists.
Cool Dude (2 months ago)
Lets get this straight, An individual is better than other individual!
big craig the nonce (2 months ago)
not necessarily
Albert Wilson (2 months ago)
Success and superiority depends more on individuality than the gender of a person
Mark Landrebe (3 months ago)
Men are definitely Superior ! Why, let us count the ways ? !! 1) Mathematicians / Engineers / Builders of an Advanced Society - MEN 2) Niceness - Draw 3) Mothers - Women 4) Fathers - MEN 5) Families/Housewife - Women 6) Financial Provider - MEN
iceman4154 (2 months ago)
It's just facts. You have hand full of women that even possess high enough intellect to do most of these jobs...
iceman4154 (2 months ago)
They are better at the job.
big craig the nonce (2 months ago)
maths, engineering and architecture are male dominated realms, that is not to say that men are better at the job. I'll discount 3 and 4 because they are unnecessary, of course only women can be mothers and only men can be fathers. As for 5 and 6, that is just a different skill set that suit both genders differently.
Likreid 167 (3 months ago)
I like this video cuz it's really equality. Now I hear feminism should be called equality but nah cuz it would take to many rights away from women.
Raa16 (1 month ago)
big craig the nonce Taking women’s rights away is what would allow proper reform to happen. Disagree? Well enjoy seeing your society’s culture and economic sustainability erode.
big craig the nonce (2 months ago)
that makes... no sense. women would not be striped of their rights because of a change in title for a movement
Ushito Oso (3 months ago)
Nice discourse. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼
TTVstreambtw (3 months ago)
Its beggining to look alot like christmas
The Holy Roman (3 months ago)
Ah, Equality. Feels nice.
Venkatesh Subburaman (3 months ago)
Today's women just want to degrade men, but no one can change the fact.
ihatescreennames89 (3 months ago)
Men, let's go to Mars already. We'll come back in 500 years and see if anyone survived.
Square of shame (3 months ago)
Everything you say about men is fine because women and men are equal
big craig the nonce (2 months ago)
yes, and the same vice versa
Sinister Cynic (3 months ago)
hybristophilia is a known phenomenon but is the attraction of crafty women even honored a name, label or diagnosis?
Samson Gabriel (3 months ago)
Physically it has been proven that women are inferior to men. Look at all the weight lifting records. 😂 feminists are fucking idiots.
big craig the nonce (2 months ago)
ok 1: yeah, feminists are fucking idiots, and 2: yes, there is a difference between physical capabilities but the mental ones just aren't there and in a society that is now valuing mental over physical capabilities, the difference is becoming less prominent
We're both superior in different ways. We're the yin and yang.
big craig the nonce (2 months ago)
then... that's not superiority XD
darkey (3 months ago)
women get their living by letting us shove our cocks into them they are fucking inferior
big craig the nonce (2 months ago)
oh my fucking god, this made me burst out laughing, thank you
Gus Klemp (3 months ago)
Obviously women are inferior. Men built the fucking world. Women are just bleeding creatures, just good to reproduce.
big craig the nonce (2 months ago)
that's comparing two societies, one that values physical capabilities (older society) and a more modern where value is derived from information where both genders are more or less equal at producing
STFU 3 (3 months ago)
Most women have been told from children they are great,as school is set up for girls teaching all children theoretically because when boys were taught practically in class their energy enthusiasm and willingness to get shot wrong to test their boundaries they outperformed girls easily,so to even the playing field they changed to theoretical schooling where sitting quiet and listening to a teacher writing on the board, now girls perform the same whilst boys are called disruptive and naughty instead of bored and not stimulated to learn because it makes it easier for lazy teachers and girls it's accepted so they refuse to change the way they teach boys and instead lump them full of prescription meds which are wrongly prescribed in order to fill the pockets of doctors who get back handed pay for promoting drug companies products at the expense of the minds and sanity of a generation of boys who grow up stunted intellectually and even psychologically damaged to their physiology being altered by psychotropic drugs meant to treat serious mental illness and not just a n underestimated young inquisitive mind which is not being taught properly all in the name of a more equal outcome of result due to manipulating the playing field in favour of girls. And still boys outperform girls when they are eventually removed from the shackles of school and allowed to practically learn in the real world where their natural ability to take calculated risks and explore their limitations no longer is seen as disruptive and instead a bonus as those are the people who.push our boundaries of understanding t a ending not the kids in class that listen to instruction, talk only when talked to and blindly follow those in front,they are the qualities of a lemming granted a lemming who will probably have better SAT scores but that only proves they can repeat what others told them to say, New ideas need to come from within not from others
Damian Hodges (3 months ago)
Mapping personality traits of individuals onto genders is so dumb.
Thomistic Disputations (3 months ago)
Please do not accuse these great philosophers of being sexist without evidence. They were not sexist, they merely understood the difference between men and women; something which has been forgotten today. You cannot have differences without a lack of some perfection which is present in another.
Brookie (3 months ago)
*Im already Pissed based on that Thumbnail*
Airsoftshotrunner _ (3 months ago)
Fucking feminist
Kid Kat (3 months ago)
This is not feminism... This is Egalitarianism
Creiwen The Elven One (3 months ago)
Just an FYI for everyone here with the possible inkling this might be a video with a reasonable argument: The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research is a conservative think-tank. Basically, they're conservatives trying to convince you through fancy "arguments" like this that their point of view is the right and "reasoned" way. Just remember that. This is biased as hell.
Adam Weishaupt (3 months ago)
We need a global straight white males strike! Down tools, men, 19 April 2019! (Lexington was a shot heard around the world, we need another!)
Code Smoke (3 months ago)
Women is superior to men, and I fucking hate it, its so unfair
hawkeyr6 (3 months ago)
Fuck yeah you made my night need more females and males with the thought process and reasoning you have. I'm fucken happy to see someone come out and be for equality and even better is the fact that you're a female that stands out alot given the generation were in where men are evil and women deserve everything
Kollamkaran For life (3 months ago)
Yeah i agree women are equal men..Now its time for women to take over construction jobs, sewer works, plumbing , mining, military ..Go girls
Jason Smith (3 months ago)
feminists are nothing but nazis. and women shouldnt be in politics. dont like to see the truth in things. and estrogen doesnt work well for ruling a nation.
Julie Jones (3 months ago)
You are bragging. Why don't you show evidence that this is coming from a reliable source
msocial8 (3 months ago)
No point in comparing women and men, as they are are different physically, mentally, emotionally. It’s like saying apples and oranges are equal. Cannot even compare one woman to another lest comparing men with women
Lewis (3 months ago)
Women belong in the kitchen
Zangatti (3 months ago)
This woman has no valid points here. She fails to discuss women's ability to maintain systems necessary for modern human survival: Transportation, Farming, Electrical, Plumbing, Law Enforcement. When investigated, it is found that men excel in all these things and women come up sub-par AT BEST. Women are inferior to men and they DEPEND on US for survival
Zangatti (3 months ago)
Women are inferior. They are more malicious. They have less sympathy. Less physical strength. Take all men away from society, and watch it crumble. Take all women away from society, and watch it be hindered but otherwise remain unchanged. We men maintain the power grid. We maintain the sewer network. We maintain the water distribution system. Go forth, women, and attempt to thrive in the hard world of maintaining the systems that you require for your survival in this modern age. I will stand there laughing at your feeble attempts at doing so successfully.
Daniel Pering (3 months ago)
Wait... there is a Femenist who doesn't hate all men? I thought they all died with Susan B. Anthony.
Chi Huang (3 months ago)
The only thing women do better than men is crying.
Daniel Horsburgh (4 months ago)
The only real feminist I have ever seen in my life. Amazing and such a rare sight.
Nika Obolashvili (4 months ago)
This girl is sexy
Sehrish Khan (4 months ago)
Is she ignorant or a plain egoist driven by sense of inferiority???????? Much of the world has been run mostly by men. Scientists (physicists, biologists, engineers), economists, prophets, philosophers, sages, poets,, are all men. All you have to do is look at the big picture with an open mind.
Sehrish Khan (4 months ago)
If women had been more intelligent throughout the history, there would have been evidence for their superiority.....Most of the philosophers, scientists, war experts, poets, novelists, strategists, economists have been men, even today. Isn't it strange that feminism has recently become one of the most heated debates among some women dealing with inferiority complex. When a woman achieves something, she is marketed like she has done something that was beyond her and some fools think it is a compliment --- it is not a compliment - it is a surprise that a woman, who wasn't supposed to be that great, still managed to perform better than man. Superiority comes naturally to men while to woman, it is unusual and a is looked at something that comes as a surprise
SFB HEAD (4 months ago)
Lmao who let there dishwasher out
I clicked on this video thinking it was gonna be shitty but I was wrong.
bigbaba1111 (4 months ago)
Women are magical super heroes because they create life. Sadly feminists want to destroy this unique and magical ability of feminine women. I guess feminists are women's biggest enemies.
Nova 29 (4 months ago)
Are men superior to women? Yes = bad Are men inferior to women? No = good hmmm seems legit
k2omran (4 months ago)
they are created deferently womens need care but family depends on women care
Mohammad Alhajahjeh (4 months ago)
what a smart women
my spaghetti is messy (4 months ago)
how about we just through away gender and not be so stereotypical. yes, some women are wiser than some men, some from what you have seen. does it really matter which gender is superior? does gender really matter?

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