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“Larry Summers, the president of Harvard, suggested

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 22, 2005

“Larry Summers, the president of Harvard, suggested the other day that innate differences between the sexes might help explain why relatively few women become professional scientists or engineers.”. “But the best signal to send to talented girls and boys is that science isn’t about respecting sensitivities. It’s about respecting facts. The only people who don’t belong in science, male or female, are those who would rather close their eyes-and yours-than see what’s there.”