2/ So don't look at the average results. Look at the outliers. The women kicking butt and taking names. The women defying all expectations. *Those* women are far more indicative of the future of humanity!
@jared "Not like those other girls." is a super common trope that gets old fast.
@Holly Good point! The dark side to what I was saying…which would only serve to make women feel isolated 😱
How can we get past these unhelpful tropes?
@jared Don't dismiss average people or studies of them.
@Holly Oh no, that wasn't my intention at all! Sorry for making you feel that way!
What I meant is that studies which claim 80% of some demographic do this or like that or whatever can be very misleading. It's essentially saying what's "popular" carries the authoritative voice for that demographic, ignoring those at the margins.
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