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By Rosin, Hanna; Moran, Caitlin; Paglia, Camille; Dowd, Maureen; Griffiths, Rudyard

ISBN-10: 1770894519

ISBN-13: 9781770894518

For the 1st time in historical past, will or not it's higher to be a girl than a guy within the upcoming century? The 12th semi-annual Munk Debate pits well known writer and editorHanna Rosin and Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist Maureen Dowd opposed to New York Times–bestselling writer Caitlin Moran and educational trailblazer Camille Paglia to discuss one of many largest socio-economic phenomena of our time — the relative decline of the facility and standing of fellows within the place of work, within the relatives, and society at huge. males have generally been the dominant intercourse. yet now, for the 1st time, a bunch of signs means that girls not just are attaining equality with males, yet are speedy rising because the extra profitable intercourse of the species. no matter if in schooling, employment, own well-being, or baby rearing, records element to an increase within the prestige and tool of ladies at domestic, within the place of work, and in conventional male bastions akin to politics. yet are males, and the age-old strength constructions linked to “maleness,” completely in decline? With ladies more and more demonstrating their skill to “have all of it” whereas males lag at the back of, the Munk Debate on gender tackles the fundamental socio-economic query: Are males obsolete?

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The mahogany-panelled, McClelland’s scotch and rum, Mad Men world is disappearing, and the guys are moving into the new androgynous universe more tentatively than women, as they struggle to figure out the altered parameters of manliness and resist becoming house-dudes. Even male genes are refusing to evolve. The once mighty Y chromosome, the demon that yanks us into war and empire-building, has been shedding genes for millions of years and is now a mere remnant of itself and a fraction of the size of its partner, the X chromosome.

I want to start by welcoming the North America–wide radio and television audience tuning into this debate, everywhere from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) to CPAC, Canada’s cable public affairs channel, and throughout the continental United States on C-SPAN. ca. It’s terrific to have you here as virtual participants in tonight’s proceedings. And a warm hello to you, the over 3,000 people who’ve filled Roy Thomson Hall to capacity for yet another Munk Debate. All of us associated with this project want to thank you for your enthusiasm for the simple goal to which this series is dedicated: more and better public debate.

Are men obsolete? My answer is no! I won’t let you be, you fuckers! We are going 50/50 in this world, goddammit, or I’ll never have the chance to watch the Breaking Bad box set! RUDYARD GRIFFITHS: Great opening comment, Caitlin, and I think it’s about three in the morning for you, so the profanity absolutely suits the time. Hanna, I’ve seen you diligently taking notes throughout these opening statements, and because you spoke first I want to give you the first chance to rebut something that you’ve heard on the other side.

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